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Spanish, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

The main focus of the Spanish program at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is to develop the student's language proficiency and the literary and cultural competencies demanded by many professional fields.

To accomplish these goals, the Spanish curriculum includes courses in Spanish proficiency, Hispanic linguistics, and Spanish and Spanish-American literature and civilizations, and other related fields.

These courses are provided for students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree and/or secondary teacher certification in Spanish, for those fulfilling Second Language requirements or the literature requirement in the Core Curriculum Program, and for those seeking electives to support majors and minors in other fields.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students will

  • Demonstrate advanced proficiency in Spanish through performance on examinations, in-class presentations, and research papers;
  • demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the cultural, linguistic and literary aspects of the Spanish-speaking countries through in-class presentations, and research papers;
  • be able to analyze and interpret these concepts through in-class presentations, written reports and research projects;
  • be prepared to teach Spanish and/or continue their studies at the graduate level

Accreditation

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Spanish Composition
  • Spanish Conversation
  • Spanish Civilization
  • Spanish American Civilization
  • Spanish Literature .
  • Spanish American Literature.
  • Spanish Phonetics
  • Spanish Grammar.
  • Civilizations of the Spanish-speaking World
  • Spanish Civil War and Literature
  • Mexican Narrative
  • Spanish in the Southwest
  • Spanish in the Americas
  • For more information please visit the program website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

Freshmen

High school requirements for Top 10%

The State of Texas Uniformed Admission Policy and Texas Education Code (TEC) 51.803 - 51.809 requires all first-time freshmen seeking admission at a public Texas four-year institution to meet one of the following college readiness standards.

  • Successfully complete the Recommended or Advanced/Distinguished high school programs or a pre-college high school curriculum equivalent in content and rigor; or
  • Satisfy ACT’s College Readiness Benchmarks (English-18, Reading-22, Mathematics-22, and Science-23) on the ACT assessment; or
  • Earn at least a 1500 out of 2400 SAT assessment score (score considers: Verbal, Math, & Writing) or the equivalent.

Automatic admission standards

If you graduated in the top 25% of your high school class and successfully completed the required pre-college curriculum above, you will gain automatic admission without minimum SAT or ACT score requirements. You are, however, still required to submit official scores on either exam to the Office of Recruitment and Admissions.

The SAT scores reflected in the tables below include the combination of the Critical Reading and Math Sections. Our current test score requirements do not include the writing section component.

  • Class rankSAT

Top 25%

  • Composite ScoreACT

No minimum

  • Composite Score

No minimum

If you graduated in the top 25% and did not successfully complete a required pre-college curriculum or an equivalent, you must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Satisfy ACT’s College Readiness Benchmarks (English-18, Reading-22, Mathematics-22, and Science-23) on the ACT assessment; or
  • A minimum SAT score of 1500 out of 2400 (score considers: Verbal, Math & Writing) or the equivalent.
  • Those applicants who do not meet Regular Admission Requirements may be considered for admission under ourAlternative Admission Procedure.

High school requirements for all other graduates

The State of Texas Uniformed Admission Policy and Texas Education Code (TEC) 51.803 - 51.809 requires all first-time freshmen seeking admission at a public Texas four-year institution to meet one of the following college readiness standards.

  • Successfully complete the Recommended or Advanced/Distinguished high school programs or a pre-college high school curriculum equivalent in content and rigor; or
  • Satisfy ACT’s College Readiness Benchmarks (English-18, Reading-22, Mathematics-22, and Science-23) on the ACT assessment; or
  • Earn at least a 1500 out of 2400 SAT assessment score (score considers: Verbal, Math, & Writing) or the equivalent.

International freshmen

  • $75 application fee
  • International Transcript Evaluation Report
  • Official U.S. college transcripts
  • SAT or ACT scores
  • Affidavit of Support
  • Transfer Report Form.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13133 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13133 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    13133 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13133 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
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13133 $ per 25 credit hrs

Living costs for Corpus Christi

  • 894 - 1660 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi offers a variety of academically competitive scholarships for all students. The Scholarship Office assists students with the application process. The liaison also coordinates the process of manages and awarding scholarships.

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