Undergraduate

Major in Spanish Cultural Studies

Major requirements for:
- French
- Spanish
- Latin American Studies
- Italian Studies
Requirements for the Spanish Cultural Studies major consist of 10 courses as follows:

  1. Three courses or equivalents:
    1. One language course: Spanish 22 or higher (e.g. Spanish 23, 24, or 100-level).
    2. Two courses taught in Spanish in the introductory survey of literature sequence. (If not taken before going abroad, an equivalent literature course is required while away, and a 100-level literature course should be taken on return). NOTE: At least one of the literature courses must cover pre-19th century, such as Spanish 32, 33, or a 100-level literature courses of the period.
  2. Seven 100-level courses in Latin American, and/or Spanish Peninsular literature/culture/advanced language/film. (Students in programs abroad may select from a wide range of courses in these subjects within History, Art History, Geography, Political Science, and other disciplines.)

    1. No more than two of these courses can be advanced language courses, including those taken abroad (e.g. Spanish 121, 122, 128, etc.).
    2. One of these courses may be in English (A course on Spanish Peninsular, U.S. Latino, and/or Latin American literature, culture, or film; OR courses including at least 50% such content in other disciplines or subjects such as History, Political Science, Latino Studies, Music, Dance, Anthropology, Ladino Studies, etc.).

Spanish Culture Major Concentration Checklist

General Requirements:

  • At least one course must focus on Latin America and at least one must focus on Spain.
  • The Department highly recommends that seniors returning from overseas programs enroll in two "100-level" Tufts courses during their final year of study.
  • No more than one credit in Independent Study may be counted toward the major.
  • Only courses of C- or better may be applied to the major.
  • The survey courses 30, 31, 32, and 33 are not appropriate options for senior majors; those who have not completed the required survey courses should see their adviser to choose suitable equivalents at the "100" level.

Major in Spanish Literature Option

Requirements for the Spanish major consist of 10 courses as follows:

  1. Three courses or equivalents as follows:
    1. One language course: Spanish 22 or higher (e.g. Spanish 23, Spanish 24, or 100-level).
    2. Two courses taught in Spanish in the introductory survey of literature sequence. (If not taken before going abroad, an equivalent literature course is required while away, and a 100-level literature course should be taken on return). NOTE: At least one of the literature courses must cover pre-19th century, such as Spanish 31, 34, or 100-level literature courses of the period.
       
  2. Three 100-level courses in Latino, Latin American and/or Spanish Peninsular literature, taught in Spanish.
     
  3. Three courses from the following, taught in Spanish:
    1. Up to two courses may be in Latin American and/or Spanish Peninsular culture or film subjects in the Department of Romance Languages. (Students in programs abroad may select from a wide range of courses in these subjects within History, Art History, Geography, Political Science, and other disciplines.)
    2. Up to one course may be in 100-level language such as 121, 122, 124, etc. (Students participating in programs abroad may select from a wide range of courses taught in other fields regardless of content.)
    3. Additional 100-level courses in literature may take the place of any or all of the courses in 1 and 2.
       
  4. One additional course (may be in English)
    A course on Spanish Peninsular, U.S. Latino, and/or Latin American literature, culture, Political Science, film, or theory; OR courses including at least 50% such content in other disciplines or subjects such as History, Latino Studies, Music, Dance, Anthropology, Ladino Studies, etc.

Spanish Literature Major Concentration Checklist


General Requirements:
  • At least one Spanish language literature course (Spanish 31, 32, 34, 35, and the 100-level) must be in Latin American literature and at least one must be in Peninsular literature.
  • The Department highly recommends that seniors returning from overseas programs enroll in two "100-level" Tufts courses during their final year of study. Normally at least one of the required "100-level" literature courses will be taken during the senior year at Tufts.
  • No more than one credit in Independent Study may be counted toward the major.
  • No more than two credits combining an Independent Study and an honors thesis may be counted toward the major.
  • Only courses of C- or better may be applied to the major.

The Senior Year
The Department highly recommends that seniors returning from overseas programs enroll in two "100-level" courses on the Tufts campus during their final year of study. Normally it is expected that at least one of the four required "100-level" literature courses will be taken during the senior year on the Tufts campus itself.

The survey courses 31, 32, 34, and 35 are not appropriate options for senior majors; those who have not completed the required survey courses should see their adviser to choose suitable equivalents at the "100" level.