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Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

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First- and Second-Year Preparation


  • SPAN 324 Spanish Grammar and Composition (or equivalent) (3)
  • SPAN 328 Intermediate Spanish Conversation (2)

Other Key Courses

  • SPAN 322 Spanish Grammar: Form and Meaning in Context (3)
  • SPAN 346 Transatlantic Hispanic Cultures (3)

Admission to the Major

Admission Requirements

Take SPAN 324 or the equivalent and SPAN 328 and complete 30 hours of college course work with a minimum KU grade-point average of 2.0, excluding transfer hours.

Grade-Point Average Requirements

Grade-Point Average Calculation. If a student does not meet established admission grade-point average criteria initially, he or she must petition the department for permission to reapply and determine admission requirements/curriculum to be met by a specified date. KU’s course repeat policy applies to grade-point average calculations.

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