Degree Checklists

 

Degree Programs

90-Credit Hour BA with a Minor in Spanish

Departmental Requirements:

  • SPAN 2021.03 and SPAN 2022.03, or equivalent
  • SPAN 3020.03 or SPAN 3025.03
  • SPAN 3035.03
  • SPAN 3036.03
  • + Either SPAN 2005.03 taken in the same academic year as SPAN 2021.03 and SPAN 2022.03

120-Credit Hour BA with a Major in Spanish

To graduate with this degree, you need: A minimum of 36 credit hours, a maxiumum of 54 credit hours in Spanish. At least 18 of these credit hours MUST be at the 3000 level.

The Departmental Requirements that you HAVE to take are:

  • SPAN 2020X/Y.06 or SPAN 2021 and SPAN 2022 or SPAN 2035, or equivalent
  • SPAN 2090.03 (this does not constitute your literature requirement)
  • SPAN 3020.03 or SPAN 3025.03
  • SPAN 3035.03
  • SPAN 3036.03
  • Six credit hours in Spanish and Spanish-American Literature
  • Six credit hours in Spanish Civilization, Spanish-American Civilization or Hispanic Culture (this includes SPAN 2040, 2069, 2070, 2109, 2100, 2110, 2105, 2130, 2150, 2200)
  • Six additional credit hours in Spanish at the 3000 or 4000 level

 

120-Credit Hour BA with a Double Major in Spanish

To graduate with this degree, you will need: A combination of 60 credit hours, with a minimum of 30 credit hours in Spanish.

The Departmental Requirements that you HAVE to take are:

  • SPAN 2020X/Y.06 or SPAN 2021 and SPAN 2022 or SPAN 2035, or equivalent
  • SPAN 2090.03 (this does not constitute your literature requirement)
  • SPAN 3020.03 or SPAN 3025.03
  • SPAN 3035.03
  • SPAN 3036.03
  • Three credit hours in Spanish or Spanish-American Literature
  • Three credit hours in Spanish Civilization, Spanish-American Civilization or Hispanic Culture (this includes SPAN 2040, 2069, 2070, 2109, 2100, 2110, 2105, 2130, 2150, 2200)
  • Six additional credit hours in Spanish at the 3000 or 4000 level

 

120-Credit Hour BA with Honours in Spanish

To graduate with this degree, you will need: A minimum of 54 credit hours in Spanish.

  • Students seeking entrance to the Spanish Honours Programme require at least a GPA or 2.70 (B-) for an Honours or 3.70 (A-) for First Class Honours on classes in the Honours subject.
  • Potential Honours applicants are encouraged to consult the Department's Undergraduate Advisor during their second year of study.
  • Deadline for application should be 3 semesters before your graduation.

The Departmental Requirements that you HAVE to take are:

  • SPAN 2020X/Y.06 or SPAN 2021 and SPAN 2022 or SPAN 2035, or equivalent
  • SPAN 2090.03 (this does not constitute your literature requirement)
  • SPAN 3020.03 or SPAN 3025.03
  • SPAN 3035.03
  • SPAN 3036.03
  • Six credit hours in Spanish and/or Spanish-American Literature
  • Six credit hours in Spanish Civilization, Spanish-American Civilization or Hispanic Culture (this includes SPAN 2040, 2069, 2070, 2109, 2100, 2110, 2105, 2130, 2150, 2200)
  • Twenty-one additional credit hours in Spanish. At least six credit hours at the 3000 or 4000 level
  • SPAN 4980.03, Student must complete an Honours thesis, written in Spanish (Thesis proposal guidelines)

 

120-Credit Hour BA with Combined Honours

To graduate with this, you will need: A combination of 66 credit hours.

  • If Spanish is your primary major, a minimum of 36 credit hours in Spanish and an Honour's thesis completed in the Spanish & Latin American Studies Department.
  • If Spanish is your secondary major, a minimum of 30 credit hours in Spanish.
  • Students seeking entrance to the Spanish Honours Programme require at least a GPA or 2.70 (B-) for an Honours or 3.70 (A-) for First Class Honours on classes in the Honours subject.
  • Potential Honours applicants are encouraged to consult the Department's Undergraduate Advisor during their second year of study.
  • Deadline for application should be 3 semesters before your graduation.

The Departmental Requirments that you HAVE to take:

IF SPANISH IS YOUR PRIMARY MAJOR, YOU WILL HAVE TO TAKE:

  • SPAN 2020X/Y.06 or SPAN 2021 and SPAN 2022 or SPAN 2035, or equivalent
  • SPAN 2090.03 (this does not constitute your literature requirement)
  • SPAN 3020.03 or SPAN 3025.03
  • SPAN 3035.03
  • SPAN 3036.03
  • Six credit hours in Spanish and Spanish-American Literature
  • Six credit hours in Spanish Civilization, Spanish-American Civilization or Hispanic Culture (this includes SPAN 2040, 2069, 2070, 2109, 2100, 2110, 2105, 2130, 2150, 2200)
  • Three credit hours in Spanish at the 3000 or 4000 level
  • SPAN 4980.03, Student must complete an Honours Thesis, written in Spanish (Thesis proposal guidelines)

IF SPANISH IS YOUR SECONDARY MAJOR, YOU WILL HAVE TO TAKE:

  • SPAN 2020X/Y.06 or SPAN 2021 and SPAN 2022 or SPAN 2035, or equivalent
  • SPAN 2090.03 (this does not constitute your literature requirement)
  • SPAN 3020.03 or SPAN 3025.03
  • SPAN 3035.03
  • SPAN 3036.03
  • Three credit hours in Spanish or Spanish-American Literature
  • Three credit horus in Spanish Civilization, Spanish-American Civilization or Hispanic Culture (this includes SPAN 2040, 2069, 2070, 2109, 2100, 2110, 2105, 2130, 2150, 2200)
  • Six additional credit hours in Spanish at the 3000 or 4000 level

 

 

 

Minor Programs

*Please note that not all courses are offered every year. Students with questions about minors are encouraged to consult the departmental Academic Advisor.
 

Minor in Spanish (18 credit hours)

This minor is designed to develop a student's proficiency in Spanish. On a student's transcript, this minor will attest to a particular ability in the Spanish lanaguage.

Requirements:

  • SPAN 2021.03 and SPAN 2022.03, or equivalent
  • SPAN 3020.03 or SPAN 3025.03
  • SPAN 3035.03
  • SPAN 3036.03
  • + Either SPAN 2005.03 taken in the same academic year as SPAN 2021.03 and SPAN 2022.03

Minor in Hispanic Cultures (18 credit hours)

The purpose of this minor is to make students more familiar with the culture and civilization of Hispanic regions.

Requirements:

  • SPAN 2100.03 & SPAN 2200.03
  • And any 12 credit hours from the following:
    • SPAN 2040.03
    • SPAN 2069.03
    • SPAN 2070.03
    • SPAN 2105.03
    • SPAN 2109.03
    • SPAN 2110.03
    • SPAN 2130.03
    • SPAN 2150.03
    • SPAN 3095.03

Minor in Hispanic Literature (21 credit hours)

The purpose of this minor is to allow students to focus more directly upon the literary aspect of Spanish and Latin American studies.

Requirements:

  • SPAN 2020X/Y.06 or SPAN 2021 and SPAN 2022 or SPAN 2035, or equivalent
  • SPAN 2090.03
  • SPAN 3505.03
  • SPAN 3515.03
  • SPAN 3215.03 or SPAN 3510.03
  • SPAN 3500.03 or SPAN 3525.03

 

Minor in Latin American Studies (24 credit hours)

Latin America is an area of increased interest to Canada. Trade with an investment in the region have grown dramatically in the last decade - as have immigration from, and tourism to many countries of the region.  Canadians have become accustomed to Latin American culture - food, music, cinema and dance.

Here at Dalhousie we have several departments which offer courses on the region (History, Political Science, International Development Studies, Sociology and Social Anthropolology, and Spanish and Latin American Studies). This minors program uses the talents of five departments in FASS.

Requirements:

Since the idea of the Minor in Latin American Studies is to provide a broad, interdisciplinary approach, students are recommended to take courses in a variety of disciplines. They are required to take SPAN 2020.06 (Intermediate Spanish) or SPAN 2021(Language and Culture) and SPAN 2022 or SPAN 2035 and any six credit hours from the Spanish & Latin American Studies program.  The other half-credits (in half-course or full course format) can be chosen from the other offerings listed below of the remaining departments. At least three credit hours should be at the 3000-level.

History

  • HIST 2381.03 History of Latin America
  • HIST 2386.03 Colonial Latin America
  • HIST 3390.03 Latin America: Revolution and Repression
  • HIST 4300.03 Topics in Latin American History
International Development Studies
  • INTD 3302.03 Social Development in Cuba
  • INTD 3303.03 Political Economy of Cuba
  • INTD 3304.03 Sustainable Development in Cuba
  • INTD 3310.06 Cuban Culture and Society
  • INTD 3401.03 Seminar: Contemporary Issues in Latin American Studies
Political Science
  • POLI 3360.03 Politics in Latin America
Sociology & Social Anthropology
  • SOSA 3168.03 Issues in Latin American Society (N.B. Crosslisted in Gender and Women's Studies as GWST 3268)
Spanish & Latin American Studies
  • SPAN 2020X/Y.06 Intermediate Spanish
  • SPAN 2069.03 Mexico and Central America to 1979: From Conquest to Revolution (Crosslisted as HIST 2382)
  • SPAN 2070.03 Mexico and Central America since 1979: The Search for Stability (Crosslisted as HIST 2383)
  • SPAN 2109.03 Cuba from Colonial Times to 1961 (Crosslisted as HIST 2384)
  • SPAN 2110.03 Cuba in Revolution, 1961 to the present (Crosslisted as HIST 2385)
  • SPAN 2130.03 Latin American Dictators: From Fact to Fiction (Crosslisted as HIST 2388)
  • SPAN 2200.03 Latin American Civilization: From the Maya to the 21st Century
  • SPAN 3215.03 Seminario de literatura latinoamericana
  • SPAN 3408.03 The Cuban Development Model
  • SPAN 3510.03 Literatura hispanoamericana contemporanea
  • SPAN 3515.03 Introducción a la literatura latinoamericana