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Ouachita Baptist University
Modern Foreign Languages

A major or minor can be earned in Spanish.   No more than nine hours credit by examination may be counted toward a major.  No more than six hours credit by examination may be counted toward a minor.

See Catalog for full course descriptions.

Spanish Major Requirements: 24 hours

  • SPAN 3133 Advanced Grammar
  • SPAN 4133 Hispanic Culture and Civilization
  • 18 hours including 6 Junior-Senior hours

Spanish Major Requirements with Teaching Emphasis: 30 hours

  • At least 30 hours in Spanish, above the elementary level including:
  • SPAN 3133 Advanced Grammar
  • SPAN 3163 Linguistics
  • SPAN 4133 Hispanic Culture and Civilization
  • SPAN 4143 Methods of Teaching Spanish
  • 18 additional hours in Spanish
  • 12 of the 18 hours must be Junior-Senior level-with 6 of the Junior-Senior hours taken in an OBU approved study abroad program.  This requirement may be waived for any candidate fluent in Spanish with the consent of the Spanish Education Specialist.

Spanish Minor Requirements: 18 hours

  • 18 Spanish hours including 6 Junior-Senior hours