Spanish Major, BA

Campus: NYC


This program is designed for students who wish to acquire linguistic, cultural, and literary skills in Spanish. The program includes advanced courses in literature and culture from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Latin America. It prepares students for graduate school in foreign language or for employment in fields that require bilingual skills such as travel and tourism, media and entertainment, teaching, government agencies, and courts. Students are strongly encouraged to either double major or minor in a related field.

Major Completion Summary

Requirement Credits
University Core Requirements 44-55
Major Requirements 39
Open Electives 34-45
Total Credits 128

University Core Requirements (44-55)

See complete University Core requirements.

May include six to nine credits of appropriate major-required SPA language course work (elementary and intermediate level),
thereby fulfilling some University Core foundation/area requirements and some major electives. See department advisor for
assistance and approvals.

Major Requirements (39 Credits)

Required Major Courses
DYS 499BSenior Year Experience in Modern Languages and Cultures3
Select eight 300-level courses in Spanish courses 124
Major Electives
Select 12 credits 212
Total Credits39

Open Electives (34-45 Credits)

Open Electives
Select 34-45 credits34-45
Total Credits34-45