Jul 22, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Spanish (B.A.)


36 Major Hours, 120 Degree Hours


Students in this major must also complete requirements for a degree in the College of Arts & Sciences .

Elective Requirements (12 hours)


Note:


Students are encouraged to study abroad for a semester or a year, usually during their junior year.  SPAN credit for study abroad may be available; consult department for details.

Spanish majors must complete all courses with a minimum grade of “C.”

Spanish Double Major (33 hours)


See Spanish Double Major  for program requirements.

Secondary Education-Spanish Education specialization (B.S.Ed.) also B.S. plus certification option


See Secondary Education-Spanish Education specialization (B.S.Ed.)  for program requirements.

See Spanish (B.A.) with Secondary Education Certification  for program requirements for B.A. degree along with the appropriate teaching certification courses.

Students must have a CGPA of 2.7 to co-register for EDFN 338  and SEED 296  and to be admitted to Teacher Education.

Four-Year Program Guides and Costs


USD encourages students to take 15 credits per semester or 30 credits within the year in order to graduate in 4 years. To help students complete their academic degree program in four years, we provide a sample academic plan. Please work with your academic advisor to confirm your plan. 

Related Program:

Location Matters for Non-Licensure Track Programs


This program is not designed or advertised to lead to a professional license or certification required for employment.

USD is permitted to operate under the terms of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (NC-SARA) policies and standards in offering online courses/degree programs to residents in 49 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.  Online courses/programs may also be offered to residents of California (a non-SARA state) because it does not regulate out-of-state public institutions.

Additionally, this program is authorized to offer supervised field study experiences (internship, externship, clinical, rotation, practicum, independent study, study away, etc.) in South Dakota. Please be aware that there may be some restrictions on your ability to engage in supervised field study outside of South Dakota. Please contact a program representative if you have questions regarding supervised field study.

Distance education courses or programs will not be offered outside of the United States without prior written approval from the University, which may be withheld for any reason. If you are taking distance courses while physically located outside of the United States, it is your responsibility to confirm the following: (a) if the country will recognize an online degree; (b) the availability of supervised field study opportunities in the country; and (c) if the country charges any additional taxes, withholdings or fees associated with online distance education programs.

For more information, please visit USD’s State Authorization page or contact your admissions counselor.