2016-17 Catalog

Publication date June 2016

Spanish Minor

Spanish advising

Students should consult with an advisor in the Department of Modern Languages regarding their individual plan of study. Students planning to pursue graduate studies in Spanish need to be aware of special requirements.

Spanish policy of transfer of study abroad credits

The following policy applies to all Spanish credits taken abroad. Students may transfer the following credits per term from study abroad experiences:

Winter term:
4 weeks: 4-5 credits

Summer term:
4 weeks: 4-5 credits
6 weeks: 6-8 credits
8 weeks: 8-10 credits
10 weeks: 8-10 credits

Fall/Spring semester term:
12-16 weeks: 12 credits (Exceptions may be allowed for partner programs.)

In the case of one year study abroad, there is a maximum of 16 credits which students majoring in Spanish can take abroad and apply to the major (nine credits applicable for minors). Credits taken in excess of that can be transferred to UW-L as university elective credit.

(All colleges, excluding teacher certification programs)

18 credits

SPA 300Oral Proficiency Through Grammar Review4
SPA 320Spanish Civilization3
or SPA 321 Spanish American Civilization
SPA 326Current Events1
SPA 330Advanced Grammar and Syntax3
Select one credit of the following:1
Current Events
Grammar Review
Reading for Language Proficiency
Reporting and Publishing News in Spanish
Select six credits of electives from 300/400 level courses6
Total Credits18
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