A major in Spanish consists of 44 credits beyond SPAN 201–202. Spanish majors may choose an emphasis in Latin American or Spanish literature, culture, and civilization. At least 30 credits must be in prescribed courses other than individualized study, and at least 28 of these credits must be earned at the University of Redlands.
SPAN 301–302 or equivalent, except for students who start at the fourth year level.
Take one group: 8 credits from SPAN 426–427 or 436–437
Additional Courses include: SPAN 425 or 435, 458, 459
Three additional 400 level Spanish courses
Students who plan to major in Spanish should discuss their programs of study with faculty advisors as early as possible.
A minor in Spanish consists of 24 credits beyond SPAN 202. Requirements: SPAN 301–302 or equivalent (except for students who start at the fourth year level*), plus four additional courses at the 400 level. At least 12 of these credits must be earned at the University of Redlands.
*Students placed at 400-level must complete six courses at the 400-level.
Spanish Language: Students receiving a score of three on the Advanced Placement Test or a score of five or six in an International Baccalaureate higher-level course (Lang-B) will receive 4 credits; those who score four or five on the Advanced Placement Test or seven in an International Baccalaureate high-level course (Lang-B) will receive 8 credits toward the major or 8 credits for graduation.
Spanish Literature: Students with scores of four or five on the Advanced Placement Test or a seven in an International Baccalaureate higher-level course (Lang-B) will receive 8 credits toward the major or 8 credits for graduation.
May Term Semester in Ecuador. Students will spend May Term in Ecuador. They will live with Ecuadorian families and experience the culture first hand. They will travel to different geographical zones to experience and learn about the three distinct ecosystems, including the volcanic, the highlands of the Andes, and the cloud forest. The students will learn about the Ecuadorian culture, including urban Ecuadorian society as well as indigenous groups. The May Term session may be counted toward the minor.
Semester and Full-Year Programs Abroad: Students should consult with the Study Abroad office. Students should discuss their program of study with the Spanish faculty before departure or will not receive credit in Spanish.