The Spanish Program
The Department offers a degree in Modern Languages with a major option in Spanish through the College of Arts and Sciences. It also offers a degree in Spanish for secondary education majors through the
College of Education and Human Development.
The Modern Language degree requires thirty (30) hours of Spanish above the elementary (1001 and 1002) level and twelve (12) hours of French (1001, 1002, 2005).
Students in the College of Education and Human Development must complete forty two (42) hours including 1001-1002, 2005, and phonetics, grammar and composition, six hours of culture and civilization, 4074 and 4075 in the thirty six hours above 1002.
Students may also choose to complete a concentration in Global Studies.
Many students are also choosing a minor in Spanish, French, or Latin. Except for students who wish to certify to teach, the minor consists of eighteen hours of the language at any level. Students who wish to certify to teach Spanish or French must complete twenty-one (21) hours. Those who wish to teach Latin must complete twenty-four (24) hours of Latin and twelve hours of related courses in mythology, history, theater, and/or English.
The courses above the intermediate level (2005) available to students of Spanish include:
- 2010 Commercial Spanish
- 231 Grammar and Composition
- 3001 Survey of Spanish American Literature
- 3007-3008 Survey of Spanish Literature
- 3011 Phonetics
- 3012 Culture and Civilization of Mexico
- 3013 Culture and Civilization of Spain
- 3014 Culture and Civilization of Latin America
- 4002 Seminar in Spanish Literature
- 4005 Advanced Oral Language Development
- 4006 Advanced Syntax
- 4007 Contemporary Latin American Literature
- 4008 Contemporary Hispanic Literature in the United States
- 4015 Contemporary Spanish Literature
- 4025 Foreign Language Practicum
- 4074 Second Language Acquisition (crosslisted with Fren. 474)
- 4075 Language, Culture, and Classroom (crosslisted with Fren. 475)
- 5021 Prose and Poetry of the Spanish Golden Age
For more information and consultation contact Dr. Ruth Smith @
(318) 342-3433 (fax)
E-mail Dr. Smith
Department of Foreign Languages
The University of Louisiana at Monroe
325 Brown Hall
Monroe, Louisiana 71209-0350