Want to translate, work in human services or government fields, or teach English as a secondary language? Your Spanish degree from Bridgewater College can prepare you for those opportunities and so much more.
Requires the bachelor of arts degree. All majors must place at the advanced level on the world language placement test, or complete SPAN 201-202 in order to begin the 30 hours of advanced work required. Twenty-four hours of advanced work must be taken on campus. The remaining 6 credits may include study abroad courses. Consists of 30-36 hours, depending on placement: SPAN 201 and SPAN 202 or placement at the advanced level.
An advanced study of the most important grammatical structures of Spanish and extensive practice of these structures in the context of the skill areas of listening speaking reading writing and cultural competency. Prerequisite SPAN 202 or permission of instructor
Provides the tools to develop and enhance students writing skills. Focuses on the skills involved in writing in a second language. Through a variety of writing techniques and reading material such as newspaper and magazine articles essays among others students broaden their vocabulary and learn how to write creatively and critically. May be taken more than once provided different topics are covered. Prerequisites SPAN 202 or permission of the instructor
Develops and improves oral and listening skills broadens vocabulary and strengthens grammar. Engages students in functional daily conversations and expression of opinions on culture and current issues. Includes writing component related topics in the readings. Prerequisite SPAN 202 or permission of the instructor
Reinforces more advanced syntactical structures of the language. Further develops these and vocabulary through expository persuasive argumentative and debate style speaking. Prerequisite SPAN 202 or permission of instructor
The historical development of Spain including consideration of geography as well as political social economic intellectual and artistic factors. Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite SPAN 202 or permission of instructor
The historical development of Spanish-speaking and Latin America including consideration of geography as well as political social economic intellectual and artistic factors. Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite SPAN 202 or permission of instructor