Dr. Manuel J. Gutiérrez
Director of Undergraduate Studies:
Dr. Dennis Parle
Director of Graduate Studies:
Dr. Gabriela Baeza Ventura
Professors: Dr. Nicolás Kanellos, Dr. Julián Olivares
Associate Professors: Dr. Anadeli Bencomo, Dr. Marta Fairclough, Dr. Manuel J. Gutiérrez, Dr. Pedro Gutiérrez-Revuelta, Dr. Dennis Parle, Dr. Guadalupe Quintanilla, Dr. Carlos Monsanto, Dr. María Elena Soliño
Assistant Professors: Dr. Guillermo de los Reyes, Dr. Christina Sisk, Dr. Elizabeth Goodin Mayeda, Dr. Alejandra González Pérez
Visiting Assistant Professors: Flavia Bepoliti, Aymará Boggiano, Myriam Sarrazola
Majors in Spanish must maintain a minimum cumulative 2.00 grade point average in all courses attempted in the major and must demonstrate or attain at least 2302 (fourth semester) level proficiency in a second foreign language.
Through its summer programs in Latin America and Spain, the department offers up to six semester hours of credit in Spanish language, civilization, and literature. These programs are directed by University of Houston faculty members, and costs are modest. Undergraduate and graduate students of Spanish and allied specialties are eligible to apply for admission. For more information, consult the program director in the department.
In addition, the department encourages students interested in studying abroad during the regular academic year to consult with department's undergraduate advisor.
In addition to completing the degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts, students majoring in Spanish must complete 27 semester hours in Spanish at the advanced level (3000-4000). Spanish majors must take a minimum 15 credit hours in residence with the Department of Hispanic Studies, not including credit by exam or study abroad. Advanced-level courses must include the following:
The Spanish Program offers two basic language programs that satisfy the foreign language requirement and prepare students for upper-division courses in linguistics, culture, literature, business and other practical areas:
For information about AP credit see the "Credit by Examination" information in the Admission, Advising, Orientation and Enrollment (Registration) section of this catalog.
The department also offers a Master of Arts degree and a Doctor of Philosophy in Spanish. For general graduate admissions requirements and listing of courses, contact the respective graduate advisors in the Department of Hispanic Studies and consult the Graduate and Professional Studies catalog.
Students minoring in Spanish must complete at least 15 semester hours in Spanish, of which 12 must be advanced. Nine semester hours, including six advanced, must be completed in residence with the Department of Hispanic Studies, not including credit by exam or study abroad. Spanish minors must earn a 2.00 minimum cumulative grade point average on all Spanish courses attempted at the University of Houston.
Students minoring in Spanish for the Business Professions must complete at least 15 semester hours in Spanish, all of which must be advanced, including SPAN 3341, 3342, and 4341. Nine semester hours must be completed in residence with the Department of Hispanic Studies, not including credit by exam or study abroad. Students must earn a 2.00 minimum cumulative grade point average on all Spanish courses attempted in the minor at the University of Houston.
Catalog Publish Date: August 21, 2009
This Page Last Updated: September 14, 2009
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