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Modern Languages and Literature
209.946.2291
Wendell Phillips Center Annex
Beth Moreno
Administrative Assistant
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211
bmoreno@pacific.edu

Spanish Programs

The curriculum in Spanish includes beginning, intermediate and advanced level classes for both native and non-native speakers of Spanish. Spanish linguistics, Hispanic literature and civilization courses are complemented by Experiential Learning opportunities. All courses are given entirely in Spanish.

The B.A. in Spanish has three concentrations:

1) The Hispanic Language and Literature Concentration

2) The Spanish Pedagogy Concentration (Students seeking a teaching credential must complete the Spanish Pedagogy Concentration in addition to courses required by the School of Education)

3) Cultura y Civilización

The department also offers a minor in Spanish for students who are committed to another major track, as well as a minor in Latin American Studies.


Major Requirements for Hispanic Language and Literature Track


Minimum 36 units and 9 courses that include:

Select one of the following:      

  • SPAN 027 Conversación (for non-native speakers)               
  • SPAN 029 Leng/cultura hispanohablantes (for native speakers)     

SPAN 101 Composición avanzada
SPAN 103  Introducción a la literatura hispánica  

Select one of the following:        

  • SPAN 132 Literatura española        
  • SPAN 133 Don Quijote      

Select one of the following:        

  • SPAN 134 Literatura latinoamericana          
  • SPAN 135 Literatura del boom latinoamericano     

SPAN 141 Sintaxis, semántica y morfología              

Select one of the following Hispanic Civilization courses:                

  • SPAN 110 Civilización hispanoamericana    
  • SPAN 112 Civilización española      

Two SPAN Electives (Two additional upper division classes)        

Note: 16 of these units must be completed at Pacific.


Major Requirements for Spanish Pedogogy Track


Minimum 42 units and 11 courses that include:

Select one of the following:        

  • SPAN 027 Conversación    
  • SPAN 029 Leng/cultura hispanohablantes

SPAN 101 Composición avanzada  
SPAN 103  Introducción a la literatura hispánica      

Select one of the following:      

  • SPAN 132 Literatura española        
  • SPAN 133 Don Quijote      

Select one of the following:        

  • SPAN 134 Literatura latinoamericana          
  • SPAN 135 Literatura del boom latinoamericano      
  • SPAN 141 Sintaxis, semántica y morfología              

SPAN 143 Fonética y fonología      

Select one of the following Hispanic Civilization courses:                

  • SPAN 110 Civilización hispanoamericana   
  • SPAN 112 Civilización española      

Select one of the following Hispanic Literature of North America courses:            

  • SPAN 122 Literatura mexicana       
  • SPAN 124 Escritores hispanos en los Estados Unidos           

Select one of the following experiential learning courses:            

  • LANG 087 Internship in Applied Language
  • LANG 089 Practicum           

One SPAN Elective (upper division course)          

Note: 1) Presentation of Professional Proficiency and exit examination are required during the semester prior to graduation.


Major Requirements for Cultura u Civilizacion

V. Major Requirements

Students must take a minimum of 34 units beyond the intermediate level (a maximum of 8 units may be counted from courses taught in English), as follows:  

Select one of the following:        

  • SPAN 027 Conversación    
  • SPAN 029 Leng/cultura hispanohablantes

SPAN 101 Composición avanzada  
SPAN 103 Introducción a la literatura hispánica      
SPAN 110 Civilización hispanoamericana    
SPAN 112 Civilización española      
SPAN 114  Cine hispano/Hispanic Film          

Select one of the following:        

  • SPAN 132 Literatura española        
  • SPAN 133 Don Quijote      
  • SPAN 134 Literatura latinoamericana          
  • SPAN 135 Literatura del boom latinoamericano     

ANTH 054 Antropología Cultural    
Elective courses to reach 34 units required in the major:               

  • LANG 087 Internship in Applied Language
  • SPAN 122 Literatura mexicana       
  • SPAN 124 Escritores hispanos en los Estados Unidos           
  • SPAN 126 Poesía hispánica              
  • SPAN 128 Teatro hispánico              
  • HIST 040 Colonialism in Latin America       
  • HIST 041 The Problem with Latin America               
  • HIST 150 Women in Latin America              
  • HIST 151 People's History of Mexico  

   Spanish Minor

Students must complete a minimum of 20 units and 5-6 courses with a Pacific minor grade point average of 2.0 in order to earn a minor in Spanish.
Minor Requirements:

SPAN 101 Composición avanzada  
SPAN 103 Introducción a la literatura hispánica      
SPAN 141 Sintaxis, semántica y morfología

Select one of the following:        

  • SPAN 110 Civilización hispanoamericana   
  • SPAN 112 Civilización española      

One SPAN Elective (One course numbered SPAN 025 or higher)              

Note: 12 of the 20 units must be taken in the Department of Modern Language.