Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

To attain at Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish, students must complete 36 semester hours in the following areas:   

Core courses (18 hours)

  • SPI 201 -- Intermediate Spanish I
  • SPI 202 -- Intermediate Spanish II  
  • SPI 304 -- Spanish Composition and Conversation
  • SPI 401 -- Spanish Phonetics and Pronunciation OR SPI 402 -- Advanced Spanish Grammar and Syntax
  • SPI 480 -- Studies in Spanish and Spanish American Culture
  • SPI 481 -- Studies in Spanish and Spanish American Literature

Culture study (6 hours, select any two not taken above)

  • SPI 310 -- Spanish Culture and Civilization
  • SPI 311 -- Spanish-American Culture and Civilization
  • SPI 330 -- Studies in Spanish Language Cinema
  • SPI 340 -- Business Spanish
  • SPI 401 -- Spanish Phonetics and Pronunciation
  • SPI 402 -- Advanced Spanish Grammar and Syntax
  • SPI 480 -- Studies in Spanish and Spanish American Culture
  • SPI 520 -- Readings in Spanish (culture topic)

Literary Study (6 hours, select any two not taken above)

  • SPI 320 -- Survey of Peninsular Spanish Literature
  • SPI 321 -- Survey of Spanish-American Literature
  • SPI 322 -- Hispanic Drama
  • SPI 323 -- Hispanic Prose Fiction
  • SPI 481 -- Studies in Spanish and Spanish American Literature
  • SPI 520 -- Readings in Spanish (literary topic).

Interdisciplinary course (3 hours, select one)

  • ANT 245 -- Peoples of Latin America
  • ANT 360 -- Indians of Mexico and Guatemala
  • CIN 201 -- Survey of World Cinema
  • ENG 206 -- Western World Literature I
  • ENG 207 -- Western World Literature II
  • ENG 381 -- Introduction to Linguistics
  • GEO 402 -- Geography of Europe
  • GEO 406 -- Geography of Latin America
  • HIS 325 -- Early Latin American History
  • HIS 326 -- Recent Latin American History
  • HIS 465 -- Nature and Development in Latin American History
  • PSC 330 -- Politics of Europe
  • PSC 335 -- Latin American Politics

Elective in Spanish (3 hours)

  • Select any course above SPI 202 not taken above

¡OJO!  The program outlined above is in effect for students who enter NKU under the 2013-2014 catalog.  Students who entered under a previous catalog will follow the requirements listed in their catalog, and should use the checklist at the right labeled "2012 and earlier".