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SUNY Cortland    
 
    
 
  Sep 20, 2017
 
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Spanish [SPA]


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In this major in the Modern Languages Department , students develop oral and written Spanish language and culture skills that, combined with preparation in related disciplines, lead to a wide variety of career options.

Career Potential

  • Business: International trade, bilingual consultant, translator, customer support agent
  • Government: Diplomacy, FBI, National Security Agency, Border patrol, immigration agencies, government or court translator
  • Writing: Newspapers, trade publications, book publishers, websites need bilingual translators, proofreaders, writers, editors
  • Tourism and hospitality: Interpreter, guide, bilingual travel agent, study abroad coordinator or director
  • Education: Teaching in private schools or in a private sector, pursue masters and/or doctorate to become a college professor

C. Two Spanish courses at 400-level: 6 credit hours


Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 120


Example of the B.A. in Spanish over four years


 Link to General Education (GE )

First Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester: 16-17


First Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 15-16


Second Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Second Year Spring


SPA 300 level (3 cr. hr.)
GE 11 (3 cr. hr.)
GE 12 (3 cr. hr.)
Elective (3 cr. hr.)
Elective (3 cr. hr.)

Total credit hours for semester: 15


Third Year Fall


GE course (3 cr. hr.)
Elective (3 cr. hr.)
Elective (3 cr. hr.)
Elective (3 cr. hr.)
Elective (3 cr. hr.)

Total credit hours for semester: 15


Third Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Fourth Year Fall


SPA 400 level (3 cr. hr.)
Non-Spanish elective (3 cr. hr.)
Elective (3 cr. hr.)
Elective (3 cr. hr.)
Elective (3 cr. hr.)

Total credit hours for semester: 15


Fourth Year Spring


SPA 400 level (3 cr. hr.)
Elective (3 cr. hr.)
Elective (3 cr. hr.)
Elective (3 cr. hr.)
Elective (3 cr. hr.)

Total credit hours for semester: 15


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