Sep 26, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Spanish, B.A.


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Degree Requirements


In addition to courses in the language major, you are advised to choose courses in other areas that complement your language study. Such courses include other languages, history, philosophy, art and music, business, and education. Faculty advisors in the department are eager to discuss your academic plans with you as you design your course of study.

In addition to the Program Degree Requirements, students must fulfill the College of Arts and Sciences Degree Requirements (see College Degree Requirements ) and the University Degree Requirements (see 1400 University Degree Requirements and Graduation ).

University Grade-Point Average and Grade Requirements

Georgia State University undergraduate students must achieve an overall institutional grade-point average of 2.0 and a major GPA of 2.0 in Areas G and H to receive a bachelor’s degree from the university. Grades of C- can be used to satisfy graduation requirements. However, some courses have prerequisites that require a grade of C or higher. (See 1460 GPA Requirement  for additional information.)

Area F: Courses Appropriate to the Major (18 Hours)


Required courses (0-9 Hours)


  • SPAN through the 2002 level 0-9 Hours
    Majors must achieve competence at the intermediate level before beginning courses at the 3000 level. They may demonstrate competence through placement exam scores, including the CLEP exam, prior study, or courses taken at Georgia State University.

Select additional elective courses from the following to complete 18 hours in Area F


Area G: Major Courses (30 Hours)


The major in Spanish consists of 30 hours (ten courses) at the 3000/4000 level. Prerequisite for all courses at the 4000 level is the successful completion of 3303 and at least 1 other course at the 3000 level.

Area H: Minor and Additional Courses


  1. World language majors are not required to take a minor. World language majors who choose a minor in other departments/schools/institutes are encouraged to select courses that are appropriate to their area of concentration. Students are also urged to consider combining their major with a second major in another language or another discipline under the Double Major option.
  2. Additional courses must be taken as electives to complete a minimum of 120 semester hours. Up to six additional hours may be taken in the major.

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