Ole Miss Spanish Minor Requirements

Grades below C in modern language courses do not count towards the major or minor subject in modern languages. The Spanish majors and minors of Ole Miss study the language, linguistics, history, literatures and cultures of Latin America and Spain. Our students develop language skills in oral and written comprehension; speaking and writing; and multicultural competence. Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, is the only honor society dedicated exclusively to Spanish students in four-year colleges and universities, and is the largest foreign language honor society with more than 150,000 members. In the Department of Modern Languages, the Delta Iota chapter of Sigma Delta Pi recognizes excellence in Spanish among students at the University of Mississippi. Each spring semester, the Faculty of Spanish invites outstanding students to join this prestigious honor society. For more information, please contact Section Director Dr. Jason Klodt. The Department of Modern Languages` Spanish faculty consists of eight tenure-track professors and four teaching professors whose expertise includes Hispanic sociolinguistics, second language acquisition, colonial Spanish literature, Nahuatl, Spanish-American literature, Al-Andalus, Aljamiado, premodern Spanish literature, Spanish cinema, and Hispanic women writers. Our Spanish courses are characterized by a low teacher/student ratio, allowing students to work closely with the Spanish faculty. LASO hosts Latin American cultural celebrations and social events for University of Mississippi students. LASO on Facebook + LASO on Instagram More than 130 students are currently studying Spanish at Ole Miss. Our Spanish graduates have embarked on careers in education, research, communications, government, economics, accounting, economics, business, banking, tourism, technology, journalism, translation, foreign service, cultural affairs, international diplomacy, visual arts, publishing, professional sports, multimedia production, application programming, engineering, pharmaceuticals, health care and dozens of other professions in which our majors pursue their studies.

apply linguistic and cultural knowledge. Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world and the mother tongue in 21 countries. More than 400 million people speak Spanish worldwide and 40 million Spanish speakers live in the United States alone. Hispanic countries and their populations have enormous economic, political, social, linguistic and cultural influence around the world. A Spanish major for the BA degree requires 30 semester hours beyond the 200 level. Students take periods 303, 304, 330 and 331 (or equivalent) plus 18 additional hours. Nine of the 18 hours of overtime must be at the 500 level and include at least one literature course and one language course. Students must complete at least 9 credits in the upper division on the campus of the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Tupelo or Southaven. A maximum of 15 of the 30 graduate school credits for the major may be completed by an approved study abroad program. Spanish Facebook Group at the University of Mississippi See the School of Liberal Arts` General Education/Core Curriculum.

The study of the Spanish language provides students with the practical lessons in a second language necessary to function in a non-native environment, as well as the cultural awareness and intellectual strategies necessary to successfully navigate a foreign landscape. Our annual film festival showcases the latest films from the Hispanic world. In addition, our library has an extensive and ever-growing collection of Hispanic films for Hispanic moviegoers. Hispanic Heritage Film Series on Instagram The Spanish major at Ole Miss allows our students to manage complexity, diversity and change, while developing talents that are in high demand in the job market: effective communication, problem solving, analytical thinking, worldliness and the ability to work with different groups of people. We lead our students to become global citizens with superior Spanish skills to influence our connected world.