Nov 20, 2019  
NSU Catalog 2019-2020 
    
NSU Catalog 2019-2020

Spanish (BA)


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In addition to being offered on Northern State University’s main campus (Aberdeen, SD), this major is also available online.

 

Program Requirements


A student entering NSU with previous language experience or prep may waive entry-level courses, based on approval of the department chair. If a C or higher is earned in the course, the student may receive credit for previous courses with approval of the department for $7.50 per credit.

Total: 34 credits


Notes


BSEd majors also need to complete the professional education courses for K-12 certification, including MFL 420  -  K-12 Foreign Language Methods .

General Education Requirements


Baccalaureate degrees - 30 credits

Associate degrees - 24 credits

Goal #1: Written Communication (6 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Student enrollment in the initial English course is determined by the Board of Regents placement policy (2:7.6).

Goal #2: Oral Communcation (3 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Goal #4: Arts and Humanities (6 credits Baccalaureate/3 credits Associate)


Goal #5: Mathematics (3 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Student enrollment in the initial Mathematics course is determined by the Board of Regents placement policy (2:7.6).

Goal #6: Natural Sciences (6 credits Baccalaureate/3 Credits Associate)


Associate Degree Flexibility (3 credits)


Students have the flexibility to select an additional three credits from Goal #3, #4, or #6 with courses selected from different disciplinary prefixes.

Degree Requirements (BA) - 9 credits


Human Values (3 credits)


Arts and Humanities (6 credits)


Two additional courses from those listed in General Education Requirements Goal #4. The courses must be from different disciplines than those selected to satisfy General Education Requirements Goal #4.

A total of four courses are required for the BA degree:

  • At least one course must be in the fine arts (ART, ARTH, MUS, THEA).
  • At least one course must be in literature (ENGL).
  • At least one course must be in a foreign language.
  • At least one course must be in Western Civilization (HIST 121  or HIST 122 )

Total Degree: 120 Credits


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