Missouri State University

 Modern & Classical Languages (MCL)

BA Three-Year Graduation Plan: Spanish

Future Students

This is a model three-year graduation plan. Your path to graduation will vary based on factors such as college credit you earned while in high school, your choice of a minor or second major, initial placement in your language courses and Study Away.

Current Students

This model is not intended as an advisement tool. Please see the Advised Course List and the Course Rotation for your intended/declared major, and meet with your advisor before registering.

First semester (fall)

First semester courses Credit hours
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations2
ENG 110 Writing I3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
MTH 130 Contemporary Mathematics3
KIN 210 Healthy Lifestyles: Preventive Approaches3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 18773
SPN 205 Spanish Proficiency Skills3
Electives: Pick Intersession 1-3 hours
Total hours18

Second semester (spring)

Second semester courses Credit hours
CSC 111 Introduction to Computing3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship3
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines3
General Education - Natural World4
General Education - Culture and Society3
SPN 312 Spanish Composition3
Electives: Pick Intersession 1-3 hours
Total hours19


Third semester courses Credit hours
* Transfer in 12 hours of language credit or take 12 hours during the summer: 6 of these hours, if 200 and above will count towards your major
* The more you transfer in (language or general education, the lighter your course load) = 12

Third semester (fall)

Fourth semester courses Credit hours
General Education - Natural World4
HST 103 World History to Circa 1600 C.E.3
PHI 110 Introduction to Philosophy3
SPN 320 Hispanic Cinema3
SPN 326 Civilization of Spanish America3
Minor Course3
Electives: Pick Intersession 1-3 hours
Total hours19

Fourth semester (spring)

Fifth semester courses Credit hours
HST 104 World History Since 1600 C.E.3
General Education - Self-Understanding3
SPN 325 Civilization of Spain3
Minor Course3
Minor Course3
Electives: Pick Intersession 1-3 hours
Total hours18


Sixth semester courses Credit hours
* Pick up 3 credit hours through intersession to achieve total B.A. hours 125
* Study away (summer) 1-6 credit hours in language for major or total B.A. hours

Fifth semester (fall)

Seventh semester courses Credit hours
General Education - Self-Understanding3
SPN 450 Modern Peninsular Literature3
Minor Course3
Minor Course3
Total hours18

Sixth semester (spring)

Eighth semester courses Credit hours
SPN 460 Spanish American Literature3
Minor Course3
Electives 9-12
MCL 499 Program Assessment0
Total hours15-18