What will I learn?

With a foundation in Spanish language, the Spanish Language, Hispanic Literature and Culture degree permits students to focus on Hispanic culture, especially literature and history, on both sides of the Atlantic. With some additional courses in Teacher Education, the major earns a provisional certification in the teaching of Spanish.

Curriculum- Spanish Language, Hispanic Literature & Culture, B.A.

Majors must complete 44 credits in Spanish Language, Hispanic Literature and Culture. Students may choose between two options. Option I is for students interested in language acquisition and Hispanic culture and civilization. Option II is for students interested in Hispanic literature, culture and civilization. Spanish Language, Hispanic Literature and Culture majors must maintain a minimum grade point average within the major of 2.70 (B-). Only courses with grades of C+ or better count towards the credits required for the major.

At the end of ML 3100 (or any ML 3000 level grammar course) students with a 2.3 (C+) GPA will be required to take the OPI exam and to pass it with a minimum of “Low Intermediate.” By the end of ML 3100 (or any ML 3000 level grammar course) students with a GPA lower than 2.3 will not be allowed to continue in the Spanish Language, Literature and Culture major.

Option I: Language and Culture

Option II: Literature and Culture

Which department am I in?

School of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$16,980.00 per year
USD $8,490 per semester (12 plus credits)
Start date

January 2022

Venue

School of Arts and Sciences

OLD WESTBURY,

New York,

11568, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Admission to the College is based on students’ successful completion of secondary school and on their academic achievement. All evaluations conducted by WES or ECE are designed to equate the level of education in other countries to the level of education within the U.S. International freshman applicants must have an equivalent secondary school average of an 80 (US average) or above.

For international students

Admission to the College is based on students’ successful completion of secondary school and on their academic achievement.

English Language Requirements:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): A minimum score of 513 on the paper version or 183 on the computer, or 61 on the Internet version is required.

A minimum composite score of 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

iTEP score: Score of 3.5

Step EIKEN test: Grade Pre-1

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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