SPANISH         

Chair:   

Program Coordinator: Adela Borrallo-Solis                              Adela_Borrallo-Solis@georgetowncollege.edu

Note:

  • Please be certain to check placement requirements
  • 201 can satisfy both General Education requirements and major/minor requirements for French, German, and Spanish

Students with two years of Spanish at the high school level desiring to continue in the same language must enroll in SPA 102 or SPA 115*, or they may take the placement exam to attempt to place into 201.  Those with more than two years of high school study in Spanish are required to take a placement exam to determine placement in SPA 115 or 102 or higher.

Students who have successfully completed 200 level courses will not be allowed to take 100 level courses; nor will students who have successfully completed 300 or 400 level courses be allowed to take 100 level courses or SPA 201. Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the departmental chair. (This policy applies to students who have taken language courses at Georgetown or another college or university.) All incoming students with two or more years of high school Spanish must take the language placement exam before taking courses in this language.

 

Major

(B.A. degree) A total of thirty-three semester hours required in Spanish above SPA 115 or 102 to include the following: SPA 230 and SPA 235 (or the equivalent), plus 24 hours at the 300 or 400 level, 3 hours of which must be a 400 level literature or topics course. Majors are expected to reach the Advanced Level in accordance with ACTFL guidelines, B2.1.2 CEF.

 

Minor Leading to Teacher Certification

A total of thirty-six semester hours required above SPA 115 or 102  to include the following: SPA 230 and SPA 235 (or the equivalent), SPA 310, SPA 312, SPA 402, plus 18 hours at the 300 or 400 level, 3 hours of which must be a 400 level literature or topics course. Those seeking certification in teaching are strongly encouraged to enroll in SPA 320, SPA 322, and SPA 435. Students seeking certification in teaching are expected to reach an Advanced level in accordance with ACTFL guidelines, B2.1.2 in accordance with CEF.

A total of eighteen semester hours required above SPA 115 or 102. Minors are expected to reach an Intermediate High level in accordance with ACTFL guidelines, B2.1 in accordance with CEF. SPA 402 will not count towards the minor.

 

Recommended Sequence of Courses

First Year:

Fall SemesterCompletedSpring SemesterCompleted
**SPA 102 or 115**SPA 201

Second Year:

Fall SemesterCompletedSpring SemesterCompleted
SPA 230SPA  235

Third Year:

Fall SemesterCompletedSpring SemesterCompleted
SPA Elective (300 level)SPA Elective (300 level)
SPA Elective (300 level)SPA Elective (300 level)

Fourth Year:

Fall SemesterCompletedSpring SemesterCompleted
SPA Elective (300 level)SPA Elective (300 level)
SPA Elective (300 level)
SPA 402 (Teaching majors only)SPA 400 level Elective (3 hours lite   rature/topics seminar block)
*SPA 115 is an intensive review of the fundamentals of Spanish designed for students who have already developed a basic command of the language but are not fully prepared for SPA 102** Denotes courses that meet the General Education requirementSPA 201 is a prerequisite for SPA 230, 235 or shown proficiency

SPA 230 and 235 are prerequisites for any 300-level course, or must receive instructor’s permission

 

*updated 10/2013