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University of Pittsburgh Greensburg    
2017-2018 Greensburg Campus Catalog 
  Feb 22, 2024
2017-2018 Greensburg Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Spanish, BA

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The Spanish major provides a balanced combination of courses designed to strengthen written and spoken language skills, courses that offer a solid background in history, society, and politics and courses that emphasize literary and cultural heritage. Students are strongly encouraged to spend one semester in Pitt-Greensburg’s exchange program with the University of Guanajuato or other Pitt study abroad programs.

Prerequisites up to 5 courses (15 credits)

Beginning level

(Exemptions possible based on high-school record and placement testing)

Intermediate level

(Typical starting place for Spanish major with strong high-school preparation)

Advanced Courses 5 courses (15 credits)

Following successful completion of the Foundation courses, Spanish majors must select an additional 15 credits of advanced courses from the following list:

Additional Requirement 1 course (3 credits)

After earning 90 credits, all Spanish majors must take SPAN 1950 - SPANISH CAPSTONE  to fulfill the capstone class requirement.

Study Abroad

Spanish majors are strongly encouraged to enroll in a study abroad experience equivalent to 6-12 credits of work. Up to 3 study abroad courses will be counted as advanced courses within the Spanish major with a fourth used for a General Education requirement. Study abroad courses must be approved, in advance, by the Study Abroad Advisor.

Total Credits: 36

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