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Spanish Major

For complete information on courses please reference the college catalog.

Requirement of 32 semester credit hours:

Core Courses 

Course Name Hours
SPAN 331 Spanish Conversation (offered every semester) 4
SPAN 332 Grammar and Composition (offered every semester) 4
SPAN 336 Survey of Spanish Literature (offered every semester) 4
SPAN 337 Survey of Spanish American Literature (offered every semester) 4
SPAN 494 Senior Seminar (offered every semester- usually Monday P.M.) 4
LING 321 Linguistics Science 2
OR
SPAN 371 Methods of Teaching Foreign Language
(Ling 321 offered in spring; Span 371 offered in fall; Span 371 is required for secondary education candidates)
4

AND Study Abroad- Wheaton in Spain or Wheaton in Latin America

(or equivalent academic term abroad) 
SPAN 338 Intensive Advanced Spanish
(may count for 331 or 332 with Dept. recommendation)(required for Spain & Costa Rica)
4
SPAN 334 Spanish Thought and Culture (Required for Spain) 4
SPAN 489 Topics in Hispanic Culture
(elective for Spain; required for Costa Rica)
2-4

AND at least 2 more hours of an elective

SPAN 335 Spanish-American Thought and Culture (offered fall) 4
SPAN 439 Topics in Language, Literature, or Culture
(offered every semester)
2-4
SPAN 495 Independent Study (Departmental permission required) 2-4
SPAN 496 Internship (Departmental permission required) 2-4

 

Spanish Secondary Education required courses

Spanish 331, 332, 336, 337, 371, 494, and an academic term in a Spanish-speaking country. Please consult the Education Department for a list of Education courses and general education courses required for certification. 

OJO 1:

Students may meet 4 hours of the general education requirement in literature by taking Survey of Spanish Literature (336) or Survey of Spanish American Literature (337)

OJO 2:

Students may work with their advisors to complete alternative study abroad programs other than Wheaton In Spain or Wheaton In Costa Rica. The alternative program must be accredited by a U.S. four-year college or university, or by the International Accreditation Association of Colleges and Universities. Six (6) credits minimum; 8-16 recommended.

OJO 3:

At least 16 hours must be taken in residence; that is, through Wheaton College. No more than 16 hours of upper-division transfer credit in Spanish may be applied to the major. Transfer credits include AP credits and coursework completed abroad through a non-Wheaton College or a non-CCCU program. 

Spanish Minor

Students take 20 hours of coursework at the upper-divisional (300-400) level. Conversation (331) and Advanced Grammar and Composition (332) are required. A term of study abroad is strongly recommended. The electives for the minor are chosen in consultation with the minor advisor on an individual basis.

Spanish Major

For complete information on courses please reference the college catalog.

Requirement of 32 semester credit hours:

Core Courses 

Course Name Hours
SPAN 331 Spanish Conversation (offered every semester) 4
SPAN 332 Grammar and Composition (offered every semester) 4
SPAN 336 Survey of Spanish Literature (offered every semester) 4
SPAN 337 Survey of Spanish American Literature (offered every semester) 4
SPAN 494 Senior Seminar (offered every semester- usually Monday P.M.) 4
LING 321 Linguistics Science 2
OR
SPAN 371 Methods of Teaching Foreign Language
(Ling 321 offered in spring; Span 371 offered in fall; Span 371 is required for secondary education candidates)
4

AND Study Abroad- Wheaton in Spain or Wheaton in Latin America

(or equivalent academic term abroad) 
SPAN 338 Intensive Advanced Spanish
(may count for 331 or 332 with Dept. recommendation)(required for Spain & Costa Rica)
4
SPAN 334 Spanish Thought and Culture (Required for Spain) 4
SPAN 489 Topics in Hispanic Culture
(elective for Spain; required for Costa Rica)
2-4

AND at least 2 more hours of an elective

SPAN 335 Spanish-American Thought and Culture (offered fall) 4
SPAN 439 Topics in Language, Literature, or Culture
(offered every semester)
2-4
SPAN 495 Independent Study (Departmental permission required) 2-4
SPAN 496 Internship (Departmental permission required) 2-4

 

Spanish Secondary Education required courses

Spanish 331, 332, 336, 337, 371, 494, and an academic term in a Spanish-speaking country. Please consult the Education Department for a list of Education courses and general education courses required for certification. 

OJO 1:

Students may meet 4 hours of the general education requirement in literature by taking Survey of Spanish Literature (336) or Survey of Spanish American Literature (337)

OJO 2:

Students may work with their advisors to complete alternative study abroad programs other than Wheaton In Spain or Wheaton In Costa Rica. The alternative program must be accredited by a U.S. four-year college or university, or by the International Accreditation Association of Colleges and Universities. Six (6) credits minimum; 8-16 recommended.

OJO 3:

At least 16 hours must be taken in residence; that is, through Wheaton College. No more than 16 hours of upper-division transfer credit in Spanish may be applied to the major. Transfer credits include AP credits and coursework completed abroad through a non-Wheaton College or a non-CCCU program. 

Spanish Minor

Students take 20 hours of coursework at the upper-divisional (300-400) level. Conversation (331) and Advanced Grammar and Composition (332) are required. A term of study abroad is strongly recommended. The electives for the minor are chosen in consultation with the minor advisor on an individual basis.