Oct 05, 2022  
2018-2019 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2024 
2018-2019 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2024 [Archived Catalog]

Spanish (BA)

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Affiliation: School of Arts & Letters


1. 3.5 overall GPA
3.5 GPA in major courses

a. Study abroad (at least one summer); maintain a GPA of 3.5 or above in those courses OR
b. Take one additional upper-division Spanish course OR
c. Demonstrate excellence in undergraduate research outside of classwork OR
d. Demonstrate significant activity/leadership in the Spanish program (Spanish Club, Sigma Delta Pi, Romance Language House, United Speakers, etc.)

4. Demonstrate excellence in a capstone project. 


Liberal Studies Program Requirements: 31-58 Credits

Missouri Statute Requirement: 1-3 Credits

Bachelor of Arts Requirement: 0-6 Credits


The Spanish major consists of two (2) parts: Required Support and Major Requirements.  Each student must complete both parts.

Part I: Required Support: 3-9 Credits

Electives to Total: 120 Credits


  • Some of the above requirements may be satisfied by Study Abroad courses. It is required that all Spanish minors planning to Study Abroad seek the advice of Spanish faculty member before going out of the country. A Spanish Study Abroad Course Equivalency Request Form, available on the CML website, must also be completed and approved to facilitate course transfer. Failure to do so may result in some credits not being awarded for experience abroad.
  • A maximum of 12 credits of coursework completed outside of the Truman Spanish program may be applied to the major.
  • Students may apply to the major no more than 9 credits from any one full semester (fall or spring) study abroad program.
  • Students may apply to the major no more than 6 credits from any one summer study abroad program.
  • No grade of “D” in major courses is accepted toward the Spanish major.

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