Spanish majors are required to spend part of an academic year or summer taking part in a study-abroad program. La Alberca, Spain
Sigma Delta Pi | Hispanic Honor Society
This group host events and activities to celebrate the Spanish language and culture. The national organization offers scholarships for study abroad and graduate study. Learn More
Roman aqueduct in Segovia, Spain
Courses in the Spanish language, literature, history, culture and civilization, will introduce you to multiple facets of the Hispanic world.
A Whole New World
Travel provides first-hand insight into the language and culture you can’t gain from a textbook. Bisagra Gate in Toledo, Spain
Plaza Mayor | Segovia, Spain
Immersion in a Spanish-speaking country is a vital part of linguistic development and understanding of the culture.
Passion for languages leads to Fulbright Scholarship
Senior Sydney Doster has received a Fulbright Scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year to teach English in Nepal. Read More
A World of Experience
Spanish students participate in many activities beyond the classroom: interterm trip to Peru.
The Department of Humanities offers a major and minor in Spanish. Those interested in the study of Spanish may also look into the following disciplines offered at Baker University’s Baldwin City undergraduate campus: Education, K-12 Spanish | English | French | German | International Business | International Studies
Major in Spanish
Students majoring in Spanish earn the Bachelor of Arts degree. Students who wish to earn a major in Spanish must successfully complete a minimum of 27 semester hours at the 204 level or above (at least 15 hours must be upper college). Students who are placed into the 300 level or above must complete 24 semester hours at the 300 level or above (at least 15 hours must be upper college).
Courses must include the following:
An internship abroad approved ahead of time by the department chair may be awarded up to 3 hours of elective credit toward a major in Spanish.
Students majoring in Spanish must also successfully complete a 12-hour minor area of concentration in a discipline of the student’s choice. A second world language at the 204 level or above is suggested.
Minor in Spanish
Students wishing to obtain a minor in Spanish must successfully complete a minimum of 12 semester hours in Spanish at the 204 level or above. At least 3 of the semester hours must be at the upper-college level.
This program information has been taken from the current College of Arts and Sciences catalog. This information is subject to change and is updated with each academic year.