Loyola University Chicago

Modern Languages and Literatures

Degree Progress

Schema of how students progress through this program in four and a half or five years by earning 30 hours for the B.A. and 30 hours for the M.A. in Spanish:

Sample program for five-year ABM degree in Spanish

First year:

Fall: SPAN 250 (Spanish Conversation)

Spring: SPAN 251 (Spanish Composition)

Second year:

Fall: SPAN 270 (Introduction to Hispanic Literature)

Spring: SPAN 271 or 272 (Introduction to Latin American or Iberian Lit.)

Third year:

Fall: SPAN 300-level course (Latin American topic course)
Fall or Spring: SPAN 300-level course (Iberian/Spain topic course)

Spring: SPAN 300-level course
Spring: Apply to begin the ABM (BA/MA) in Spanish

Fourth year:

Fall: SPAN 400-level course (credit for both the major and the M.A.)
Fall: SPAN 400-level course (credit for both the major and the M.A.)

Spring: SPAN 400-level course (credit for both the major and the M.A.)

Fifth year:

Fall: SPAN 400-level course
Fall: SPAN 400-level course
Fall: SPAN 300-level course, or 400-level course in another LUC depart.

Spring: SPAN 400-level course
Spring: SPAN 400-level course
Spring: SPAN 300-level course, or 400-level course in another LUC depart.

Sample program for completing the ABM degree in Spanish in 4 ½ years

Student enters LUC with credit for SPANs 250 & 251

First year:

Fall: SPAN 270: Introduction to Hispanic Literature

Spring: SPAN 271 or 272 (Introduction to Latin American or Iberian Lit.)

Second year:

Fall: SPAN 300-level course (Latin American topic course)

Spring: SPAN 300-level course (Iberian/Spain topic course)

Third year:

Fall: SPAN 300-level course

Spring: SPAN 300-level course
Spring: Apply to begin the ABM (BA/MA) in Spanish

Fourth year:

Fall: SPAN 400-level course (credit for both the major and the M.A.)
Fall: SPAN 400-level course (credit for both the major and the M.A.)

- major accomplished / all further credits apply to M.A.-

Spring: SPAN 400-level course
Spring: SPAN 400-level course

*Summer:

SPAN 400-level course, independent study

SPAN 300-level course

*credits can be earned on the main campus or through study abroad

Fifth year:

Fall: SPAN 400-level course
Fall: SPAN 400-level course
Fall: SPAN 300-level course
Fall: SPAN 400-level course, or 400-level course in another LUC depart.