Programs

The requirements listed below are an example of what is applicable to most students entering Murray State University at the present time. Criteria as they may relate to individual students may vary. The primary source is the Undergraduate Bulletin applicable at the time of the student's enrollment.

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Chinese

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Major in Culture and Language Studies/Chinese Track

Required Courses   19 hrs  
GLT 100T Transitions 1
CHN 201 Intermediate Chinese I 3
HIS 472 Modern China 3
GLT 400 Senior Seminar 3
GLT 401 Principles of Translation and Interpretation 3
     
and one of the following:    
ART 211 A Survey of Art from Antiquity to the Baroque 3
ART 212 A Survey of Art from the Enlightenment to the Present 3
ART 213 Art of Global Cultures 3
MUS 108 Introduction to World Music 3
THD 118 World Theatre 3
THD 264 Theatre History and Literature II 3
     
plus one of the following:
   
ANT 140 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
EES 110 World Geography 3
HUM 215 Humanities in the Contemporary World 3
     
plus one of the following:    
ENG 305 Survey of World Literature, 1700-1945 3
ENG 307 World Literature to 1830 3
ENG 308 World Literature, 1830 to Present 3
ENG 315 Global Cinema 3
     
plus one of the following:    
ARC 320 Human Ecology 3
ARC 321 Ancient Civilizations 3
ARC 389 Archaeology and Political Ecology of Empires 3
EES 330 Economic Geography 3
HIS 309 Survey of World Religions 3
HIS 316 Women and Gender in World History 3
     
Limited Electives   15 hrs
CHN 101 Fundamental Communication in Chinese 3
CHN 102 Social Interactions in Chinese 3
CHN 202 Intermediate Chinese II 3
CHN 305 Understanding China: Traditions and Trends 3
CHN 340 Chinese Diversity through Food 3
     
Approved Electives
  3-6 hrs
CHN 451 Directed Study (up to 6 credits) 3
Education Abroad    
     
University Studies Requirements
  41-44 hrs
     
Required Minor   21-24 hrs
     
Electives   6-15 hrs
     
Total Curriculum Requirements   120 hrs

 

Notes:

  • Intermediate-level Chinese classes completed as part of the major also satisfy modern language requirements for the BA
  • Passing scores on third-year proficiency exams are required for entry into GLT 400
  • The department strongly recommends that majors study abroad for at least one summer

Chinese Studies Minor

Required Courses
21 hrs
CHN 101 3
CHN 102 3
CHN 201 3
CHN 202 or CHN 210 3
CHN 305 3
CHN 340 3
One approved elective 3

 

Notes:

  • A minimum grade of C must be earned in CHN 202, CHN 305, and CHN 340
  • Six hours must be completed in residence at Murray State University
  • The department strongly recommends that minors study abroad for at least one summer

Certificate in Chinese Language and Culture

Required Courses
 18 hrs
CHN 101 3
CHN 102 3
CHN 201 3
CHN 202 or CHN 210 3
CHN 340 3
and one of the following:  
CHN 305  3
CHN 310  3
CHN 314  3
CHN 451  3

 

Notes

  • A minimum grade of C is required in CHN 340
  • The department strongly recommends that students study abroad

French

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Major in Culture and Language Studies/French Track

Required Courses   19 hrs  
GLT 100T Transitions 1
FRE 201 Intermediate Communications in French 3
HIS 311 Modern France 3
GLT 400 Senior Seminar 3
GLT 401 Principles of Translation and Interpretation 3
     
and one of the following:    
ART 211 A Survey of Art from Antiquity to the Baroque 3
ART 212 A Survey of Art from the Enlightenment to the Present 3
ART 213 Art of Global Cultures 3
MUS 108 Introduction to World Music 3
THD 118 World Theatre 3
THD 264 Theatre History and Literature II 3
     
plus one of the following:
   
ANT 140 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
EES 110 World Geography 3
HUM 215 Humanities in the Contemporary World 3
     
plus one of the following:    
ENG 305 Survey of World Literature, 1700-1945 3
ENG 307 World Literature to 1830 3
ENG 308 World Literature, 1830 to Present 3
ENG 315 Global Cinema 3
     
plus one of the following:    
ARC 320 Human Ecology 3
ARC 321 Ancient Civilizations 3
ARC 389 Archaeology and Political Ecology of Empires 3
EES 330 Economic Geography 3
HIS 309 Survey of World Religions 3
HIS 316 Women and Gender in World History 3
     
Limited Electives   18-21 hrs
FRE 202 Practical Applications in French 3
and one of the following:    
FRE 301 Social Issues in French Texts 3
FRE 302 Conversation and Composition 3
FRE 331 Advanced Language Practice 3
     
Other upper-level FRE approved electives   6-9
     
University Studies Requirements
  41-44 hrs
     
Required Minor   21-24 hrs
     
Electives   6-15 hrs
     
Total Curriculum Requirements   120 hrs

 

Notes:

  • Intermediate-level French classes completed as part of the major also satisfy modern language requirements for the BA
  • A minimum grade of C is required in FRE 301, 302, or 331
  • Passing scores on third-year proficiency exams are required for entry into GLT 400
  • The department strongly recommends that majors study abroad for at least one summer

French Minor

Required Courses
21 hrs
FRE 201 3
FRE 202 or FRE 203 3
FRE 301 or FRE 302 or FRE 331 3
Twelve hours of approved electives beyond FRE 331 12

 

Notes:

  • A minimum grade of C must be earned in FRE 301, 302, or 331
  • Six hours must be completed in residence at Murray State University
  • The department strongly recommends that minors study abroad for at least one summer

Certificate in French Language and Culture

Required Courses
18 hrs
FRE 101 3
FRE 102 3
FRE 201 3
FRE 202 or FRE 210 3
one of the following:  
FRE 301 3
FRE 302 3
FRE 331 3
any 300- or 400-level FRE course 3

 

Notes:

  • A minimum grade of C is required in FRE 301, FRE 302, or FRE 331
  • The department strongly recommends that students study abroad

German

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Major in Culture and Language Studies/German Track

Required Courses   19 hrs  
GLT 100T Transitions 1
GER 201 Intercultural Communication in German 3
HIS 312 Modern Germany 3
GLT 400 Senior Seminar 3
GLT 401 Principles of Translation and Interpretation 3
     
and one of the following:    
ART 211 A Survey of Art from Antiquity to the Baroque 3
ART 212 A Survey of Art from the Enlightenment to the Present 3
ART 213 Art of Global Cultures 3
MUS 108 Introduction to World Music 3
THD 118 World Theatre 3
THD 264 Theatre History and Literature II 3
     
plus one of the following:
   
ANT 140 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
EES 110 World Geography 3
HUM 215 Humanities in the Contemporary World 3
     
plus one of the following:    
ENG 305 Survey of World Literature, 1700-1945 3
ENG 307 World Literature to 1830 3
ENG 308 World Literature, 1830 to Present 3
ENG 315 Global Cinema 3
     
plus one of the following:    
ARC 320 Human Ecology 3
ARC 321 Ancient Civilizations 3
ARC 389 Archaeology and Political Ecology of Empires 3
EES 330 Economic Geography 3
HIS 309 Survey of World Religions 3
HIS 316 Women and Gender in World History 3
     
Limited Electives   15 hrs
GER 202 or GER 203 Practical Applications in German or German for the Working World 3
GER 301 or GER 302 Social Issues in German Texts or Conversation and Composition 3
GER 323 German Culture and Civilization 3
GER 324 Contemporary German Culture and Civilization 3
GER 331 Advanced Language Practice 3
     
Approved Electives
  3-6 hrs
Choose from approved upper-level German electives   3
     
University Studies Requirements   41-44 hrs
     
Required Minor   21-24 hrs
     
Electives   6-15 hrs
     
Total Curriculum Requirements   120 hrs

 

Notes:

  • Credit for GER 101 and 102 may not be used for the major but will count toward graduation
  • Intermediate-level German classes completed as part of the major also satisfy modern language requirements for the BA
  • A minimum grade of C is required in GER 301, 302, or 331
  • Passing scores on third-year proficiency exams are required for entry into GLT 400
  • The department strongly recommends that majors study abroad for at least one summer

German Minor

Required Courses
21 hrs
GER 201 3
GER 202 or GER 203 3
GER 301 3
GER 331 3
Nine hours of approved electives beyond GER 331 9

 

Notes:

  • A minimum grade of C must be earned in GER 301 and GER 331
  • Six hours must be completed in residence at Murray State University
  • The department strongly recommends that minors study abroad for at least one summer.

Certificate in German Language and Culture

Required Courses
18 hrs
GER 101 3
GER 102 3
GER 201 3
GER 202 or GER 210 3
one of the following:  
GER 301 3
GER 302 3
GER 331 3
any 300- or 400-level GER class 3

 

Notes:

  • A minimum grade of C must be earned in GER 301, GER 302, or GER 331
  • The department strongly recommends that students study abroad

Japanese

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Major in Global Language/Japanese Track

Required Courses   19 hrs  
GLT 100T Transitions 1
JPN 201 Intermediate Japanese I 3
JPN 202 Intermediate Japanese II 3
JPN 301 Conversation and Composition I 3
JPN 302 Conversation and Composition II 3
JPN 331 Advanced Language Practice 3
JPN 460 Studies in a Genre 3
     
Limited Electives   6 hrs
 GLT 400 Senior Seminar 3
and one of the following:    
JPN 421 Topics in Japanese Literature 3
JPN 441 Topics in Japanese Cultural Studies 3
JPN 460 Studies in a Genre 3
     
Approved Electives in Japanese
  9 hrs
JPN 401 Advanced Japanese I 3
JPN 402 Advanced Japanese II 3
and one of the following:    
JPN 306 Introduction to Japanese Literature 3
JPN 315 Global Cinema in Japanese 3
JPN 323 Japanese Culture and Civilization 3
JPN 324 Contemporary Japanese Culture and Civilization 3
JPN 350 Modern Japanese Literature in Translation 3
     
Required Support Course   3 hrs
One of the following:    
ART 425 Art of Asia 3
HIS 340 Modern East Asia 3
HIS 475 Modern Japan 3
POL 454 Government and Politics of Asia 3
     
University Studies Requirements
  41-44 hrs
     
Required Minor   21-24 hrs
     
Electives   9-21 hrs
     
Total Curriculum Requirements   120 hrs

 

Notes:

  • Credit for JPN 101 and JPN 102 may not be used for the major but will be counted for graduation.
  • JPN 201 and JPN 202 also satisfy modern language requirements for the B.A.
  • All majors and minors must earn a C or higher in JPN 301, which serves as a gateway course to upper-level culture and literature courses.
  • Majors must earn passing scores on the third-year proficiency exams to enroll in GLT 400.
  • The department strongly recommends that majors study abroad for at least one semester.

Major in Global Language/Japanese Translation and Interpretation Track

Required Courses   19 hrs  
GLT 100T Transitions 1
JPN 201 Intermediate Japanese I 3
JPN 202 Intermediate Japanese II 3
JPN 301 Conversation and Composition I 3
JPN 302 Conversation and Composition II 3
JPN 331 Advanced Language Practice 3
JPN 460 Studies in a Genre 3
     
Limited Electives   6 hrs
 GLT 401 Principles of Translation and Interpretation 3
JPN 431 Advanced Translation and Interpretation in Japanese 3
     
Approved Electives in Japanese
  9 hrs
JPN 401 Advanced Japanese I 3
JPN 402 Advanced Japanese II 3
and one of the following:    
JPN 306 Introduction to Japanese Literature 3
JPN 315 Global Cinema in Japanese 3
JPN 323 Japanese Culture and Civilization 3
JPN 324 Contemporary Japanese Culture and Civilization 3
JPN 350 Modern Japanese Literature in Translation 3
JPN 421 Topics in Japanese Literature 3
JPN 441 Topics in Japanese Cultural Studies 3
JPN 460 Studies in a Genre 3
     
Required Support Course   3 hrs
One of the following:    
ART 425 Art of Asia 3
HIS 340 Modern East Asia 3
HIS 475 Modern Japan 3
POL 454 Government and Politics of Asia 3
     
University Studies Requirements   41-44 hrs
     
Required Minor   21-24 hrs
     
Electives   9-21 hrs
     
Total Curriculum Requirements   120 hrs

 

Notes:

  • Credit for JPN 101 and JPN 102 may not be used for the major but will be counted for graduation.
  • JPN 201 and JPN 202 also satisfy modern language requirements for the B.A.
  • All majors and minors must earn a C or higher in JPN 301, which serves as a gateway course to upper-level culture and literature courses.
  • The department strongly recommends that majors study abroad for at least one semester.

Major in Global Language/Japanese Teaching Certification Track

Required Courses   19 hrs
GLT 100T Transitions 1
JPN 201 Intermediate Japanese I 3
JPN 202 Intermediate Japanese II 3
JPN 301 Conversation and Composition II 3
JPN 302 Conversation and Composition II 3
JPN 331 Advanced Language Practice 3
JPN 460 Studies in a Genre 3
     
Limited Electives   6 hrs
GLT 400 Senior Seminar 3
and one of the following:    
JPN 421 Topics in Japanese Literature 3
JPN 441 Topics in Japanese Cultural Studies 3
JPN 460 Studies in a Genre 3
     
Approved Electives in Japanese   9 hrs
JPN 401 Advanced Japanese I 3
JPN 402 Advanced Japanese II 3
and one of the following:    
JPN 306 Introduction to Japanese Literature 3
JPN 315 Global Cinema in Japanese 3
JPN 323 Japanese Culture and Civilization 3
JPN 324 Contemporary Japanese Culture and Civilization 3
JPN 350 Modern Japanese Literature in Translation 3
     
Required Support Course   3 hrs
One of the following:    
ART 425 Art of Asia 3
HIS 340 Modern East Asia 3
HIS 475 Modern Japan 3
POL 454 Government and Politics of Asia 3
     
Required for Teaching Certificate   34 hrs
EDU 280 Educating for Human Development 3
EDU 485 Professional Perspectives for Teaching 1
GLT 514 Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages 3
HUM 180 Exploring Teaching in the Humanities 3
HUM 380 Inclusive Teaching of Diverse Learners in Humanities 3
SEC 420 Practicum in Secondary Schools 3
SEC 421 Student Teaching in the Secondary School 14
SEC 422 Extended Practicum 4
   
University Studies Requirements   41-44 hrs
   
Electives   0-5 hrs
   
Total Curriculum Requirements   120 hrs

 

Notes:

  • Certification requires a grade of B or better in one English composition course, as well as in a University Studies math course, a public speaking course, and HUM 180 or an equivalent course. Additional requirements for admission to teacher education and student teaching must be met.
  • Credit for JPN 101 and JPN 102 may not be used for the major but will be counted for graduation.
  • JPN 201 and JPN 202 also satisfy modern language requirements for the B.A.
  • All majors and minors must earn a C or higher in JPN 301, which serves as a gateway course to upper-level culture and literature courses.
  • Majors must earn passing scores on the third-year proficiency exams to enroll in GLT 400.
  • The department strongly recommends that majors study abroad for at least one summer.

Japanese Minor

Required Courses
 21 hrs  
JPN 201 3
JPN 202 3
JPN 301 3
JPN 331 3
Nine hours of approved upper-level electives 9

 

Notes:

  • JPN 201 and JPN 202 also satisfy modern language requirements for the B.A.
  • A minimum grade of C must be earned in JPN 301 and JPN 331
  • Six hours must be completed in residence at Murray State University
  • The department strongly recommends that minors study abroad for at least one summer.

Certificate in Japanese Language and Culture

Required Courses
18 hrs  
JPN 101 3  
JPN 102 3
JPN 201 3
JPN 202 3
JPN 301 3
and one of the following:  
JPN 302 3
JPN 310 3
JPN 314 3
JPN 331 3
JPN 350 3

 

Notes:

  • A minimum grade of C is required in the 300-level JPN courses
  • The department strongly recommends that students study abroad

Spanish

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Major in Global Language/Spanish Track

Required Courses   19 hrs
GLT 100T Transitions 1
SPA 201 Intercultural Communication in Spanish 3
SPA 202 Practical Applications in Spanish 3
SPA 301 Conversation and Composition I 3
SPA 302 Conversation and Composition II 3
SPA 331 Advanced Language Practice 3
SPA 460 Studies in a Genre 3
     
Limited Electives   6 hrs
GLT 400 Senior Seminar 3
and one of the following:    
SPA 401 Survey of Spanish Literature 3
SPA 402 Golden Age Literature 3
SPA 403 Survey of Spanish-American Literature 3
SPA 404 Don Quijote 3
SPA 411 Spanish-American Short Story 3
SPA 419 European Cinema 3
SPA 421 Topics in Spanish Literature 3
SPA 422 Topics in Spanish-American Literature 3
SPA 441 Topics in Spanish Cultural Studies 3
SPA 450 Literary Masterpieces in Spanish 3
SPA 460 Studies in a Genre 3
SPA 505 Nineteenth-Century Spanish Literature 3
SPA 507 Twentieth-Century Spanish Literature 3
SPA 512 Spanish-American Novel 3
SPA 521 Topics in Spanish Literature 3
SPA 522 Topics in Spanish-American Literature 3
     
Approved Electives in Spanish   9 hrs
Three of the following classes:    
SPA 306 Introduction to Literature in Spanish 3
SPA 315 Global Cinema in Spanish 3
SPA 323 Spanish Culture and Civilization 3
SPA 325 Spanish-American Culture 3
SPA 330 Spanish Literary Texts in Context 3
SPA 332 Phonetics 3
SPA 401 Survey of Spanish Literature 3
SPA 402 Golden Age Literature 3
SPA 403 Survey of Spanish-American Literature 3
SPA 404 Don Quijote 3
SPA 411 Spanish-American Short Story 3
SPA 419 European Cinema 3
SPA 421 Topics in Spanish Literature 3
SPA 422 Topics in Spanish-American Literature 3
SPA 441 Topics in Spanish Cultural Studies 3
SPA 450 Literary Masterpieces in Spanish 3
SPA 460 Studies in a Genre 3
SPA 505 Nineteenth-Century Spanish Literature 3
SPA 507 Twentieth-Century Spanish Literature 3
SPA 512 Spanish-American Novel 3
SPA 521 Topics in Spanish Literature 3
SPA 522 Topics in Spanish-American Literature 3
     
Required Support Course   3 hrs
One course from the department's approved list   3
     
University Studies Requirements
  41-44 hrs
     
Required Minor   21-24 hrs
     
Electives   9-21 hrs
     
Total Curriculum Requirements   120 hrs

 

Notes:

  • Credit for SPA 101 and SPA 102 may not be used for the major but will be counted for graduation.
  • SPA 201 and SPA 202 also satisfy modern language requirements for the B.A.
  • All majors and minors must earn a C or higher in SPA 301, which serves as a gateway course to upper-level culture and literature courses.
  • Majors must earn passing scores on the third-year proficiency exams to enroll in GLT 400.
  • The department strongly recommends that majors study abroad for at least one semester.

Major in Global Language/Spanish Translation and Interpretation Track

Required Courses   19 hrs
GLT 100T Transitions 1
SPA 201 Intercultural Communication in Spanish 3
SPA 202 Practical Applications in Spanish 3
SPA 301 Conversation and Composition I 3
SPA 302 Conversation and Composition II 3
SPA 331 Advanced Language Practice 3
SPA 460 Studies in a Genre 3
     
Limited Electives   6 hrs
GLT 401 Principles of Translation and Interpretation 3
SPA 431 Advanced Translation and Interpretation in Spanish  3
     
Approved Electives in Spanish   6 hrs
Two of the following classes:    
SPA 306 Introduction to Literature in Spanish 3
SPA 315 Global Cinema in Spanish 3
SPA 323 Spanish Culture and Civilization 3
SPA 325 Spanish-American Culture 3
SPA 330 Spanish Literary Texts in Context 3
SPA 332 Phonetics 3
SPA 401 Survey of Spanish Literature 3
SPA 402 Golden Age Literature 3
SPA 403 Survey of Spanish-American Literature 3
SPA 404 Don Quijote 3
SPA 411 Spanish-American Short Story 3
SPA 419 European Cinema 3
SPA 421 Topics in Spanish Literature 3
SPA 422 Topics in Spanish-American Literature 3
SPA 441 Topics in Spanish Cultural Studies 3
SPA 450 Literary Masterpieces in Spanish 3
SPA 460 Studies in a Genre 3
SPA 505 Nineteenth-Century Spanish Literature 3
SPA 507 Twentieth-Century Spanish Literature 3
SPA 512 Spanish-American Novel 3
SPA 521 Topics in Spanish Literature 3
SPA 522 Topics in Spanish-American Literature 3
     
Required Support Course   3 hrs
One course from the department's approved list   3
     
University Studies Requirements
  41-44 hrs
     
Required Minor   21-24 hrs
     
Electives   9-21 hrs
     
Total Curriculum Requirements   120 hrs

 

Notes:

  • Credit for SPA 101 and SPA 102 may not be used for the major but will be counted for graduation.
  • SPA 201 and SPA 202 also satisfy modern language requirements for the B.A.
  • All majors and minors must earn a C or higher in SPA 301, which serves as a gateway course to upper-level culture and literature courses.
  • Majors must earn passing scores on the third-year proficiency exams to enroll in GLT 400.
  • The department strongly recommends that majors study abroad for at least one semester.

Major in Global Language/Spanish Teaching Certification Track

Required Courses   19 hrs
GLT 100T Transitions 1
SPA 201 Intercultural Communication in Spanish 3
SPA 202 Practical Applications in Spanish 3
SPA 301 Conversation and Composition I 3
SPA 302 Conversation and Composition II 3
SPA 331 Advanced Language Practice 3
SPA 460 Studies in a Genre 3
     
Limited Electives   6 hrs
GLT 400 Senior Seminar 3
and one of the following:    
SPA 401 Survey of Spanish Literature 3
SPA 402 Golden Age Literature 3
SPA 403 Survey of Spanish-American Literature 3
SPA 404 Don Quijote 3
SPA 411 Spanish-American Short Story 3
SPA 419 European Cinema 3
SPA 421 Topics in Spanish Literature 3
SPA 422 Topics in Spanish-American Literature 3
SPA 441 Topics in Spanish Cultural Studies 3
SPA 450 Literary Masterpieces in Spanish 3
SPA 460 Studies in a Genre 3
SPA 505 Nineteenth-Century Spanish Literature 3
SPA 507 Twentieth-Century Spanish Literature 3
SPA 512 Spanish-American Novel 3
SPA 521 Topics in Spanish Literature 3
SPA 522 Topics in Spanish-American Literature 3
     
Approved Electives in Spanish   9 hrs
Three of the following classes:    
SPA 306 Introduction to Literature in Spanish 3
SPA 315 Global Cinema in Spanish 3
SPA 323 Spanish Culture and Civilization 3
SPA 325 Spanish-American Culture 3
SPA 330 Spanish Literary Texts in Context 3
SPA 332 Phonetics 3
SPA 401 Survey of Spanish Literature 3
SPA 402 Golden Age Literature 3
SPA 403 Survey of Spanish-American Literature 3
SPA 404 Don Quijote 3
SPA 411 Spanish-American Short Story 3
SPA 419 European Cinema 3
SPA 421 Topics in Spanish Literature 3
SPA 422 Topics in Spanish-American Literature 3
SPA 441 Topics in Spanish Cultural Studies 3
SPA 450 Literary Masterpieces in Spanish 3
SPA 460 Studies in a Genre 3
SPA 505 Nineteenth-Century Spanish Literature 3
SPA 507 Twentieth-Century Spanish Literature 3
SPA 512 Spanish-American Novel 3
SPA 521 Topics in Spanish Literature 3
SPA 522 Topics in Spanish-American Literature 3
     
Required Support Course   3 hrs
One course from the department's approved list   3
     
Required for Teaching Certificate   34 hrs
EDU 280 Educating for Human Development 3
EDU 485 Professional Perspectives for Teaching 1
GLT 514 Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages 3
HUM 180 Exploring Teaching in the Humanities 3
HUM 380 Inclusive Teaching of Diverse Learners in Humanities 3
SEC 420 Practicum in Secondary Schools 3
SEC 421 Student Teaching in the Secondary School 14
SEC 422 Extended Practicum 4
   
University Studies Requirements   41-44 hrs
   
Electives   0-5 hrs
   
Total Curriculum Requirements   120 hrs

 

Notes:

  • Certification requires a grade of B or better in one English composition course, as well as in a University Studies math course, a public speaking course, and EDU 180 or an equivalent course. Additional requirements for admission to teacher education and student teaching must be met.
  • Credit for SPA 101 and SPA 102 may not be used for the major but will be counted for graduation.
  • SPA 201 and SPA 202 also satisfy modern language requirements for the B.A.
  • All majors and minors must earn a C or higher in SPA 301, which serves as a gateway course to upper-level culture and literature courses.
  • Majors must earn passing scores on the third-year proficiency exams to enroll in GLT 400.
  • The department strongly recommends that majors study abroad for at least one summer.

Spanish Minor

Required Courses
21 hrs
SPA 201 3
SPA 202 or SPA 203 3
SPA 301 3
SPA 302 3
Nine hours of approved electives beyond SPA 302 9

 

Notes:

  • A minimum grade of C must be earned in SPA 302
  • Six hours must be completed in residence at Murray State University
  • The department strongly recommends that minors study abroad for at least one summer.

Certificate in Spanish Language and Culture

Required Courses
18 hrs
SPA 101 3
SPA 102 3
SPA 201 3
SPA 202 or SPA 210 3
SPA 301 3
SPA 302 3

 

Notes:

  • A minimum grade of C is required in SPA 301 and SPA 302
  • The department strongly recommends that students study abroad

 

Placement

All incoming Freshmen and Transfer students who plan to take language classes and who have had prior experience with the language (whether in classes or from contact with family members or a community of speakers) are required to take a placement exam. For more information, please see Placement Policy.