Undergraduate Programs


Degree Options

Major in Spanish

In addition to the general degree requirements, students need a minimum of 36 credit hours, a maximum of 54 credit hours in Spanish. At least 18 of these credit hours must be at the 3000 level or higher.
 

Double Major in Spanish

In addition to the general degree requirements, students need a combination of 60 credit hours, with a minimum of 30 and a maximum of 48 credit hours in Spanish. At least 18 of these credit hours must be at the 3000 level or higher.

Requirements:

Honours

Potential Honours applicants are encouraged to consult the Department's Undergraduate Advisor during their second year of study. Deadline for application should be three semesters before your graduation.

Students must meet the Faculty degree requirements which include a minimum of 54 and a maximum of 66 credit hours beyond the 1000 level in Spanish, including 18 credit hours at the 3000 level or higher.

Requirements:

Combined Honours

Students must meet the Faculty degree requirements which include a minimum of 66 and a maximum of 84 credit hours beyond the 1000 level in two allied subjects. A minimum of 30 and a maximum of 48 credit hours may be completed in each subject, including 18 credit hours beyond the 2000 level in each.

If Spanish is your primary major, a minimum of 36 credit hours in Spanish is required (including an honour's thesis).

Requirements (if Spanish is your primary major):
Requirements (if Spanish is your secondary major):
 
 

Minors

Spanish

This minor is available to students registered in a 120 credit hour Bachelor of Applied Computer Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Community Design, Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Informatics, Bachelor of Management, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science (Medical Sciences) program.

A BA (90 credit hour) degree program with a minor in Spanish is also available.

Students must complete a minimum of 18 to a maximum of 27 credit hours above the 1000 level.

Requirements:

Hispanic Culture

This minor is available to students registered in a 120 credit hour Bachelor of Applied Computer Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Community Design, Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Informatics, Bachelor of Management, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science (Medical Sciences) program.

Requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 18 to a maximum of 27 credit hours above the 1000 level, including:

And any 12 credit hours from:

  • SPAN 2040.03: Spanish for Business
  • SPAN 2069.03: Mexico and Central America to 1979: From Conquest to Revolution
  • SPAN 2070.03: Mexico and Central America since: From Revolution to Drug Wars
  • SPAN 2105.03: Catalan Language and Culture
  • SPAN 2109.03: Cuba from Colonial Times to 1961
  • SPAN 2110.03: Cuba in Revolution, 1961- the Present
  • SPAN 2130.03: Latin American dictators: From Fact to Fiction
  • SPAN 2150.03: Hispanic Identity Through Film
  • SPAN 3095.03: Evolution of Spanish

Hispanic Literature

This minor is available to students registered in a 120 credit hour Bachelor of Applied Computer Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Community Design, Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Informatics, Bachelor of Management, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science (Medical Sciences) program.

Requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 21 to a maximum of 27 credit hours above the 1000 level, including:

  • SPAN 2021.03: Intermediate Spanish
  • SPAN 2022.03: Advanced Intermediate Spanish
  • SPAN 2090.03: Introduction to Hispanic Literary Study
  • SPAN 3505.03: Introduction to Spanish Literature
  • SPAN 3515.03: Introduction to Latin American Literature
  • SPAN 3215.03: Seminario de literatura latinoamericana or SPAN 3510.03: Literatura hispanoamericana contemporanea
  • SPAN 3500.03: Literatura espanola contemporanea or SPAN 3525.03: Historia e historias: la literatura como alternativa

Latin American Studies

This minor is available to students registered in a 120 credit hour Bachelor of Applied Computer Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Community Design, Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Informatics, Bachelor of Management, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science (Medical Sciences) program.

Requirements

Students seeking a minor in Latin American Studies must complete a minimum of 24 to a maximum of 27 credit hours, including a minimum of 3 credit hours at the 3000 level or above. 

Must include:

List A: six credit hours from the following:

  • SPAN 2069.03: Mexico and Central America to 1979. From Conquest to Revolution
  • SPAN 2070.03: Mexico and Central America: From Revolution to Drug Wars
  • SPAN 2109.03: Cuba from Colonial Times to 1961
  • SPAN 2110.03: Cuba in Revolution, 1961-the Present
  • SPAN 2130.03: Latin American dictators: From Fact to Fiction
  • SPAN 2200.03: Latin American Culture: From the Maya to the 21st Century
  • SPAN 3515.03: Intro to Latin American Literature
  • SPAN 3510.03: Literatura hispanoamericana contemporanea
  • SPAN 3408.03: The Cuban Development Model

List B: 12 credit hours from the following:

  • HIST 2381.03: Latin America
  • HIST 2386.03: Colonial Latin America
  • HIST 2387.03: Latin America Since Independence
  • HIST 3390.03: Latin America: Revolution and Repression
  • HIST 4300.03: Topics in Latin American History
  • INTD 3302.03: Social Development in Cuba
  • INTD 3303.03: The Political Economy of Cuba
  • INTD 3304.03: Sustainable Development in Cuba
  • INTD 3310.06: Cuban Culture and Society
  • INTD 3401.03: Seminar in Development Studies
  • POLI 3360.03: Politics in Latin America
  • SOSA 3168.03/GWST 3168.03: Issues in Latin American Society