Spanish Academics

Major | 33 credit minimum

Liberal Arts Emphasis
A Spanish major with a liberal arts emphasis requires a minimum of  33 credits. It is recommended for students who are pursuing diverse interests and career goals in fields such as tourism, social work, human services, library science, international business, nursing, foreign service, interpreting, criminal justice, translating, journalism and radio-TV-film.

  • In order to count towards the major, students must have a minimum of a 2.00 GPA  (C) in each 300-400 level course taken.

Education Emphasis
A Spanish major with an education emphasis requires a minimum 36 credits. It is recommended for students who wish to fulfill requirements leading to Department of Public Instruction (DPI)  license for either Early Childhood-Adolescence (EC-A) (Birth-age-21) (PK-12) or Early Adolescence-Adolescence (EA-A) (age 20-21) (6-12).

  • In order to count towards the major, students must have a minimum of a 2.00 GPA  (C) in each 300-400 level course taken.

Minor | 21 credit minimum

Liberal Arts Emphasis
The Spanish minor with a liberal arts emphasis requires 21 minimum credits and is recommended for students who are pursuing diverse interests and career goals in fields such as tourism, social work, human services, library science, international business, nursing, foreign service, interpreting, criminal justice, translating, journalism and radio-TV-film.

  • In order to count towards the minor, students must have a minimum of a 2.00 GPA  (C) in each 300-400 level course taken.

Education Emphasis
A Spanish minor with an education emphasis requires 24 minimum credits. It is recommended for students who wish to fulfill requirements leading to Department of Public Instruction (DPI) license for either Early Childhood-Adolescence (EC-A) (Birth-age-21) (PK-12) or Early Adolescence-Adolescence (EA-A) (age 20-21) (6-12).

  • In order to count towards the minor, students must have a minimum of a 2.00 GPA  (C) in each 300-400 level course taken.

Certificate | 15-17 credit minimum

A Spanish Certificate requires a minimum of 15 credits. This certificate is not intended for Education Majors and Minors.

Retroactive Credits

Students with prior global language training are eligible to earn up to 14 retroactive credits, shown in parentheses, by successfully completing one of the following courses with a grade of B or better.
  • Spanish 111 (4)
  • Spanish 203 (8)
  • Spanish 204 (11)
  • Spanish 300-level courses (14)

To receive retroactive credits, the student must apply at the Global Languages and Cultures Office – Clow Faculty 317 when the course is completed. 

Contact Us

Spanish Coordinator
Elena González-Muntaner
Clow Faculty 332
gonzalee@uwosh.edu
(920) 424-4011