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Spanish, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
New York City, NY, United States
The Foreign Language Programs within the Department of Languages and Literatures serve the mission of the College of Letters & Sciences and the University as a whole by encouraging students to develop diverse perspectives, civic responsibility and engagement, and personal and professional integrity while preparing for careers and life-long learning.  

Overview

The mission of the Spanish section of the Department of Languages & Literatures is:

  • To encourage and foster interest in the Spanish language and the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.
  • To provide engaging, expert instruction in the areas of Spanish language, including Professional Spanish, as well as in-depth study of the literatures and civilizations of the Spanish-speaking world.
  • To offer opportunities for further immersion and exploration through faculty-led travel study courses, course-embedded service learning opportunities, independent studies, internships, and faculty-supported student organizations.  

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • beginning Spanish 
  • beginning spanish 
  • intermediate Spanish  
  • intermediate Spanish 
  • travel study   repeatable  
  • Spanish phonetics  
  • Spanish for Spanish speakers 
  • advanced Spanish language study 
  • advanced Spanish language study 
  • introduction to the literature of Spain I
  • introduction to the literature of Spain II
  • introduction to the literature of Latin america I 
  • introduction to the literature of Latin america II  
  • Spanish civilization  
  •  Spanish american civilization  
  • Spanish for business   
  • Spanish for health professions  
  • introduction to legal Spanish & the Hispanic community
  • Spanish conversation   

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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:

    61

    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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General Requirements

  • Online application (Submit application first and then send the supporting documents. That would facilitate the processing of all the materials)
  • Academic Records (If your academic record is not issued in English, we will require physical copies of the official English translation in a sealed envelope. We do not accept translations done by the applicants themselves)
  • English Language Scores
  • Financial Documents
  • Copy of Passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16235 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16235 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16235 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16235 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7662 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7662 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Minnesota Resident: $8,180 
  • Discount for nonresident students whose parent or grandparent received a degree from UW-Whitewater: $12,517 

Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Nonresident students are automatically eligible for scholarships of $2,000 to $5,000 per year, based on ACT/SAT scores, high school course rigor, class rank and grade point average, and the college application statement. Students will be notified at point of admission regarding these merit-based awards.

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