Spanish


Course Requirements for the Spanish Major
Spanish Major Check Sheet - Effective with the Class of 2017
Spanish Major Check Sheet - Effective with the Class of 2014

Spanish majors study a combination of language, linguistics, culture and literature.   The Spanish major includes 9 courses above the 300 level:

Spanish 301 – Spanish Composition, Conversation & Culture:  Topics  -  A grade of “C” or better in 301 is a prerequisite for all upper level courses. 

One Elective: Any Spanish course above 301, taken at Gettysburg or equivalent taken abroad. 

Spanish 331- Hispanic Linguistics Today: An Introduction (Prerequisite for Spanish 380-389)

Spanish 345- The Pleasure of the Text (Prerequisite for Spanish 350-379)

Two Advanced classes in Literature and Cultural Studies (Spanish 350-379)

Two Advanced classes in Spanish linguistics (Spanish 380-389)

Spanish 400 (Seminar): This is the senior capstone experience for all Spanish majors.

The Spanish major includes, as can be seen above, 9 courses above the 300 level. Five of these courses, including 301, 345, 400, and two advanced classes, must be taken at Gettysburg College.  In addition, Spanish majors must spend one semester studying abroad in a program approved by the department. It is recommended that students study abroad as soon as their schedule permits.  (Students with extensive previous experience living or studying abroad may petition the department to be exempted from this requirement.) None of these 9 courses can be taken S/U.

Course Requirements for the Spanish Minor
Spanish Minor Check Sheet - Effective with the Class of 2017
Spanish Minor Check Sheet

Six courses 250 and above

Spanish 253-254 Intermediate Program courses count towards minor

Two courses must be taken at Gettysburg College; must include Span 301
Spanish minors complete Spanish 301 (which must be taken at Gettysburg) and 5 other classes at the 250 level or above.  Students must take 3 courses at Gettysburg, with the exception that up to 4 courses may be taken at approved Study Abroad programs. In the latter case, only 2 of the 6 courses must be taken at Gettysburg. None of these 6 courses can be taken S/U.