Example Course Plan

Hispanic Studies Course Plan (first 3 semesters)

This is an example course plan based on the 2020-2021 University Catalog; your actual schedule may deviate from this example. Your faculty advisor will work with you to select appropriate courses.

As an IWU student, it is your responsibility to track your progress each semester towards completing graduation requirements using the MyIWU degree evaluation tool.

Year 1
Year 2


Study Abroad

A minimum of one semester of study abroad in a Spanish-speaking country is required for the major. The recommended semester(s) is: fall and/or spring, second, third or fourth year.

Additional Information
  • If an entering Spanish major does not place out of the basic sequence, then they must complete the basic sequence before taking SPAN 303.
  • SPAN 303 is the prerequisite for SPAN 307 and SPAN 308.
  • Students may fulfill their semester study-abroad requirement in one of many affiliated study-abroad programs.
  • Students planning to double major in Hispanic Studies and Secondary Education should also follow the Hispanic Studies/Secondary Education Course Plan.