Spanish B.A.

Liberal Arts and Science Electives79
Total Credits120

Course Requirements for the Major

Select one of the following: 13-6
Beginner Spanish I
and Beginner Spanish II
Transitional Beginner Spanish
Spanish for Heritage Speakers
SPA-201Intermediate Spanish I3
SPA-202Intermediate Spanish II3
SPA-211Conversation and Composition I3
SPA-212Spanish Conversation and Composition II3
or SPA-213 Int Spanish,Latin Amer& Us Hispanic Lit
SPAThree SPA 300-level electives9
SPA-400Spanish Internship3
or SPA-401 DYC Spanish Study Abroad Seminar
SPA-410Spanish Senior Seminar2
SPASPA electives 2, 39
Total Credits38-41

All students will be required to complete the Spanish Language Assessment and Agreement form in order to place students in the appropriate level.


For students beginning with Beginner Spanish I (SPA-101), this would equal 23 credit hours in foundation courses and six electives for a total of 41 credit hours. A minimum of three electives at the 300 level are also required. Students who place out of one or more of the required foundation hours will make up their hours by selecting more electives.


Choose from SPA-121, 132, 141, 152, 153, 154, 222, 223, 224, 233, 234, 242, 243, 255, 261, 262, 289, 335, 344, 353, 354, 362, 363, 364, 389

Admission Requirements

D'Youville selects students who are academically well-rounded and committed to meeting the challenges of a high-quality education. Applications will be assessed holistically. Applicants are encouraged to apply for admission into the major based on a love of the subject matter and a desire to learn. Space in the program may be limited. If an applicant cannot be admitted into a program due to space constraints, the applicant will be placed on a waiting list for entry and duly notified.

Freshman Admission

Freshman applicants to this major must submit high school transcripts. Applicants may also submit any of the following optional materials:

  1. Statement of intent (strongly encouraged)
  2. High School average of 80

Transfer Admission

Transfer students must submit high school transcripts and any/all other transcripts from institutions previously attended. Transfer applicants may also submit any of the following optional materials:

  1. Statement of intent (strongly encouraged)
  2. Transfer GPA of 2.33