B.A. in Spanish
The study of Spanish provides students with the practical instruction in a second language required to function in a nonnative environment, as well as the cultural awareness and intellectual strategies necessary to successfully navigate a foreign landscape.
Minimum Total Credit Hours: 120
General Education Requirements
See the 'General Education/Core Curriculum' for the School of Liberal Arts.
A major in Spanish for the B.A. degree requires 30 semester hours beyond the 200 level. Students will take Span 303, 304, 330, and 331 (or equivalent) plus 18 additional hours. Nine of the 18 additional hours must be at the 500 level and must include at least one literature course and one linguistics course. Students must complete a minimum of 9 upper- division credits in residence on the University of Mississippi campus at Oxford, Tupelo, or Southaven. A maximum of 15 of the 30 upper-division credits for the major may be taken through an approved study abroad program.
Other Academic Requirements
Grades lower than C in modern languages courses will not be counted toward the major or minor in modern languages.