Students must demonstrate competency in a world language that is equivalent to two years of study in college. Core competence in Spanish can be demonstrated by successful completion of one of the following:
Core-level Spanish Semester in Spain (fall, alternate years)
Four years of high school Spanish (minimum grade of C each semester)
Departmental 202 exemption exam
Major and Minor Requirements
A minimum grade of C (2.0) in SPAN 301 is required as a prerequisite for any concentration in Spanish. Programs for students wishing to major or minor in Spanish are worked out individually with the appropriate departmental advisor.
C. Slagter, D. TenHuisen, and D. Zandstra are the Spanish secondary education advisors. M. Pyper, S. Lamanna, and M. Rodríguez are the Spanish elementary education advisors. M. Pyper advises the bilingual and ESL minors.