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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

CHANGES IN REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN SPANISH IN
THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS CHAPTER OF
THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 2006-2008


Dean Richard Lariviere of the College of Liberal Arts has filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council the following changes to the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Spanish in the College of Liberal Arts of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2006-2008. The faculty of the school and the dean approved the proposed changes on November 4, 2005. The dean submitted the changes to the secretary on November 21, 2005. The secretary has classified this proposal as legislation of exclusive application and primary interest to a single college or school.

The edited proposal was received from the Office of Official Publications on April 10, 2006, and was sent to the Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review from the Office of the General Faculty on April 11, 2006. The committee forwarded the proposed changes to the Office of the General Faculty on May 1, 2006, recommending approval. The authority to grant final approval on behalf of the General Faculty resides with the Faculty Council.

If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by the date specified below, the legislation will be held to have been approved by the Faculty Council. If objection is filed within the prescribed period, the legislation will be presented to the Faculty Council at its next meeting. The objection, with reasons, must be signed by a member of the Faculty Council.

To be counted, a protest must be received in the Office of the General Faculty by noon on May 8, 2006.

Greninger signature
Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The Faculty Council


This legislation was posted on the Faculty Council Web site (http://www.utexas.edu/faculty/council/) on May 1, 2006. Paper copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, WMB 2.102, F9500.

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CHANGES IN REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN SPANISH IN
THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS CHAPTER OF
THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 2006-2008


On page 280, under the heading DEGREES, in the MAJORS AND MINORS subsection in the College of Liberal Arts chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2004-2006, make the following changes:


Spanish

Major: Each student must complete one of the following concentrations.

1. Hispanic Studies: Twenty-seven semester hours of upper-division coursework in Spanish, consisting of (a) Spanish [327,] 327G, 327W, and six additional hours in grammar, composition, and language chosen from Spanish 345L, 346, 367K, and 368L; (b) nine hours in literature, including Spanish 351 or a course numbered above 351; and (c) Spanish 322K or 328, and three additional hours in civilization chosen from Spanish 322K, 328, and 350[; and (d) three additional hours in language, literature, or civilization].

2. Literature: Twenty-seven semester hours of upper-division coursework in Spanish, consisting of (a) Spanish [327,] 327G, 327W, and three additional hours in grammar, composition, and language chosen from Spanish [345L,] 346[,] and 367K[, and 368L]; (b) twelve hours in literature, consisting of either Spanish 325K or 325L; either 326K or 326L; 351; and either 365K or 375; (c) [six] three additional hours in literature, including a course numbered above 351; and (d) Spanish 322K or 328.

3. Hispanic Linguistics: Twenty-seven semester hours of upper-division coursework in Spanish, consisting of (a) Spanish [327,] 327G, 327W, 345L, 346, 364L, 367K, and 368L; (b) [six] three hours in literature; and (c) Spanish 322K or 328. Students who choose this concentration must minor in linguistics; their coursework in the minor must include Linguistics 306.

4. Language Teaching: Twenty-seven semester hours of upper-division coursework in Spanish, consisting of (a) Spanish [327,] 327G, 327W, either 345L or 368L, 346, 364L, and 367K (Topic 1: Advanced Oral Expression for Teachers); (b) [nine] six hours in literature, including Spanish 351 or a course numbered above 351; and (c) Spanish 322K or 328.

5. Spanish and Portuguese: Thirty semester hours of upper-division coursework in Spanish and Portuguese, consisting of (a) Spanish [327 or 346] 327G; (b) Portuguese 326K or 362; (c) nine hours in Spanish literature, consisting of either Spanish 325K or 325L; either 326K or 326L; and 351 or a course numbered above 351; (d) nine hours of Luso-Brazilian literature; (e) Spanish 322K or 328; and (f) either Portuguese 341 or an upper-division course in Luso-Brazilian civilization chosen in consultation with the Portuguese adviser.


Minor for Spanish majors: Either (1) twelve semester hours, including at least six hours of upper-division coursework, in any one other field of study in the University; or (2) nine semester hours of coursework beyond 507 or the equivalent in a second foreign language, including at least three hours of upper-division coursework. Six of the required hours must be taken in residence. Students in the Hispanic linguistics concentration must minor in linguistics; their coursework in the minor must include Linguistics 306.


RATIONALE: To enhance undergraduate writing in the department; Spanish 327 has been divided into two courses, Spanish 327G and 327W.