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Spanish Major & Minor Requirements

Spanish Major & Minor Requirements

 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS 2018-2019 

60 units minimum
All courses must be completed in Spanish, taken for a letter grade and may not be used towards any 
other major or minor. All core courses must be taken at Stanford (1, 2, and 3 listed below).
Students are advised to take core courses before 200-level courses.
Prerequisite: Students must have completed SPANLANG 101 or 102 or have successfully tested 
above this level through the Language Center.
 
1. Writing in the Major (WIM)
Must be completed for 5 units.
ILAC 277: Senior Seminar: Spanish and Society: From Novel to Film (Autumn) (5 units)
 
2. Core Courses in Culture, History, and Civilization
Choose one. Must be taken at least 4 units:
ILAC 130: Introduction to Iberia: Cultural Perspectives (Autumn) (4-5 units)
ILAC 131: Introduction to Latin America: Cultural Perspectives (Winter) (4-5 units)
 
3. Senior Seminar
Must be completed for 5 units.
ILAC 277: Senior Seminar: Spanish and Society - From Novel to Film (Autumn) (5 units)
 
4. Electives
• Any additional ILAC courses below the 300-level (written coursework must be completed in Spanish)
• Up to 15 units of pre-approved coursework from BOSP programs in Madrid or Santiago
• Up to 5 units of pre-approved coursework from outside ILAC.
• Up to three courses of SPANLANG offered by the Stanford Language Center such as: SPANLANG 11C, 11R, 12C, 12R, 13C, 13R, 21B, 22B, 23B, 101 and 102.
 
5. Oral Proficiency Interview
Students must receive a notation of at least "Adavanced Mid" on an Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) in Spanish through the Stanford Language Center at least one quarter prior to degree conferral.
 
 

MINOR REQUIREMENTS 2018-2019

6 courses of 3 units or more, 23 units minimum
All courses must be taken for a letter grade.
AP credit and Transfer credit from other Universities do not count towards this minor. 
1. Any course in ILAC below the 300-level with an Iberian component. 
 
2. Any course in ILAC below the 300-level with a Latin American component.
 
3. Any additional courses below the 300-level in literature and culture 
to complete the required 23 units and six courses. 
• Up to three courses of second-year Spanish language (not including conversational courses) or above may count towards the degree: SPANLANG 11C, 11R, 12C, 12R, 13C, 13R, 21B, 22B, 23B, 101 and 102.
• Up to 5 units of coursework taken outside ILAC or the Stanford language Center.
• Up to 2 courses from a BOSP program from the pre-approved list below:
 
Bing Overseas Studies
OSPMADRD: Madrid
Autumn Quarter
46: Drawing with Four Spanish Masters
75: Sefarad: The Jewish Community in Spain
Winter Quarter
18: Understanding Flamenco
45: Women in Art
74: Islam in Spain and Europe
Spring Quarter
43: The Jacobean Star Way and Europe
55: Latin Americans in Spain
61: Society and Cultural Change
 
OSPSANTG: Santiago
Autumn Quarter
30: Short Latin American Fiction
68: The Emergence of Nations in Latin America
116X: Modernization and its Discontents
Spring Quarter
14: Women Writers of Latin America in the 20th Century
58: Living Chile: A Land of Extremes
68: The Emergence of Nations in Latin America
Summer Quarter
58: Living Chile: A Land of Extremes
118X: Artistic Expression in Latin America
 
OSPKYOTO: Kyoto
Spring Quarter
51: Salsa in Japan
 
 
 

 

Contact

Chair of Undergraduate Studies
Professor Vincent Barletta
vbarletta@stanford.edu
Building 260, Room 225

Denise Winters
Undergraduate Student Services
450 Serra Mall, Bldg. 260
Pigott Hall, Rm. 128
Stanford, CA 94305-2005
denisew1@stanford.edu

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