University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Spanish B.A.

Bachelor of Arts - Spanish

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 


Lower-Division Core Courses16
Upper-Division Core Courses12
Additional Upper-Division Spanish Electives18
Total Hours46

Degree Specific Credits: 46

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.5

Note: Students are required to maintain a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 in all upper-division courses presented in fulfillment of requirements for the Spanish major.

Lower-Division Core Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
SPNS 101Elementary Spanish I4
SPNS 102Elementary Spanish II4
SPNS 201Intermediate Spanish I4
SPNS 202Intermediate Spanish II4
Total Hours16

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Upper-Division Core Courses

NoteSPNS 301 may be taken concurrently with any other 300-level Spanish course

Complete all of the following courses:
SPNS 301Spanish: Oral and Written Expression3
SPNS 315Topics in Hispanic Culture3
SPNS 499Senior Thesis/Capstone3
WLC 391Special Topics (in World Languages and Cultures)3
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Additional Upper-Division Spanish Electives

Note: 6 credits need to be 400 level content courses: SPNS 400, SPNS 432, SPNS 465, SPNS 466, SPNS 491, SPNS 492 or SPNS 494. The remaining 12 credits could be completed by taking any combination of the upper-division elective courses.

Complete 18 credits of upper-division courses in Spanish.18
Total Hours18

Minimum Required Grade: C-