Spanish Concentration

Program Learning Outcomes

1.  The student will apply the appropriate uses of accents and grammatical structures in the Spanish language in written form.

2.  The student will demonstrate effective Oral communication skills in Spanish by presenting and discussing information, concepts, and ideas.

3.  The student will be able to describe three characteristics of Spanish and Latin American cultures such as traditions, language, food & religion.

4.  The student will be able to describe interrelationships between art and culture.

5.  The student will be able to produce Spanish written texts analyzing  cultural topics, including literature.

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Field of Study - 18-20 credit hours
Select one of the following options:15-17
Spanish Speaking Option (15 Credits)
Spanish for Native/Heritage Speakers I
Spanish for Native/Heritage Speakers II
World Cultures
Mexican American Literature
World Literature
Academic Cooperative
Non-Spanish Speaking Option (17 Credits)
Beginning Spanish I for Non-Spanish Speakers
Beginning Spanish II for Non-Spanish Speakers
Intermediate Spanish I
Intermediate Spanish II
Academic Cooperative
In addition, select one of the following: 13
Introduction to Philosophy
Introduction to Logic
Introduction to Ethics
Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy
Introduction to Humanities I - Western
American Minority Studies
World Cultures
Introduction to the Teaching Profession
World Literature
Introduction to Forms of Literature
Mexican American Literature
STC Core Curriculum - 42 credit hours
Complete 42 credit hours of required Core Curriculum 2,342
Total Credit Hours60-62

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Recommended Course Sequence ​ 

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredit Hours
HIST 1301
United States History I
or Mexican-American History I
3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
SPAN 2313
Spanish for Native/Heritage Speakers I 1
or Beginning Spanish I for Non-Spanish Speakers
3-4
 Credit Hours9-10
Spring
HIST 1302
United States History II
or Mexican-American History II
3
ENGL 1302 Composition II - Rhetoric 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
SPAN 2315
Spanish for Native/Heritage Speakers II 1
or Beginning Spanish II for Non-Spanish Speakers
3-4
 Credit Hours12-13
Summer
Creative Arts Elective - Core Curriculum 3
Language, Philosophy & Culture Elective - Core Curriculum 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
HUMA 2323
World Cultures 1
or Intermediate Spanish I
3
 Credit Hours12
Second Year
Fall
Mathematics Elective - Core Curriculum 3-4
Life and Physical Sciences Elective - Core Curriculum 4
Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective - Core Curriculum 3
ENGL 2351
Mexican American Literature 1
or World Literature
or Intermediate Spanish II
3
Component Area Option - Core Curriculum (if required) 1
 Credit Hours14
Spring
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
Life and Physical Sciences Elective - Core Curriculum 4
SPAN 2389 Academic Cooperative 3
Field of Study Option 1 3
Select one of the following:  
Introduction to Philosophy  
Introduction to Logic  
Introduction to Ethics  
Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy  
Introduction to Humanities I - Western  
American Minority Studies  
World Cultures  
Introduction to the Teaching Profession  
World Literature  
Introduction to Forms of Literature  
Mexican American Literature  
 Credit Hours13
 Total Credit Hours60-62