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Starting in the Fall '03 semester, the following new set of requirements is being implemented for the major in Hispanic Studies:
DEPARTMENT OF HISPANIC STUDIESREQUIREMENTS FOR MAJORS(Effective beginning Fall 2003)
SINGLE MAJORSStudents majoring in Hispanic Studies must complete at least 30 semester hours inupper-level courses (SPAN 330 and above) as follows:
1 - one course between SPAN 330-SPAN 359 4 - four courses between SPAN 360-SPAN 3994 - four courses at the 400 level1 - one elective course
DOUBLE MAJORSStudents double majoring in Hispanic Studies must complete at least 24 semesterhours in upper-level courses (SPAN 330 and above) as follows:
1 - one course between SPAN 330-SPAN 359 3 - three courses between SPAN 360-SPAN 3993 - three courses at the 400 level1 - one elective coursePre-requisite for all majors: 3rd year Spanish or equivalent.
Both single and double majors must take at least one course in Hispanic Linguistics, onecourse in Spanish literature and/or culture, and one course in Latin American literatureand/or culture.
No more than two courses taught in English may count toward the major in HispanicStudies.
These are some recommended elective courses:
Other Hispanic Department offerings above SPAN 330.
ANTH 361 - Latin American TopicsCLAS 335 - Classical MythologyECON 451 - Economy of AmericaENGL 371 - Survey of Chicano/a LiteratureHART 375 - Latin American ArtHIST 227 - Colonial Latin AmericaHIST 228 - Modern Latin AmericaLING 300 - Linguistic AnalysisLING 394 - Structure of the English LanguageLING 415 - SociolinguisticsPHIL 354 - Latin American PoliticsPOLI 362 - European Integration
More than half of the courses for the major must be take at Rice University. Students who first matriculated at Rice prior to Fall '03 may graduate under the major requirements previously in effect. Click here to view previous requirements. For further information, see the department's undergraduate advisor, Professor Gisela Heffes. Office is located in Rayzor Hall 314. Phone number is 713-348-2709.