Sample Degree Pathway for World Languages and Cultures - Spanish Option

For students who entered fall 2015 and beyond.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
ENGL.1010/ HONR.1100 College Writing I/FYSH (CW) 3
WLSP.1010 Spanish 1 & Culture 3
FAHS.1090 First Year Seminar1 1
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH) 3
MATH.xxxx Math Persp. (MATH) - MATH.1110 (QL) recommended2 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 16

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
ENGL.1020 College Writing II (CW) 3
WLSP.1020 Spanish 2 & Culture 3
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH)3 3
xxxx.xxxx Social Sciences Persp. (SS)3 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
WLSP.2110 Spanish 3 and Culture 3
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH) 3
xxxx.xxxx Social Sciences Persp. (SS) 3
xxxx.xxxx Science w/Lab Persp. (SCL) 3/4
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 15/16

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
WLSP.2120 Spanish 4 and Culture (AIL), (DCA) 3
WLSP.3xxx Spanish Upper Level 3
WLSP.3xxx Spanish Upper Level 3
xxxx.xxxx Science w/Lab Persp. (SCL) 3/4
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 15/16

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
WLSP.3xxx Spanish Upper Level 3
WLSP.3xxx Spanish Upper Level 3
xxxx.xxxx STEM Persp. (STEM) 3
xxxx.xxxx Social Sciences Persp. (SS) 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 15

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
WLSP.3xxx Spanish Upper Level - WLSP.3500 recommended (CTPS), (WOC)4 3
WLSP.3xxx Spanish Upper Level 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
WLSP.3/4xxx Spanish Upper Level 3
WLSP.3/4xxx Spanish Upper Level 3
WLSP.3/4xxx Spanish Upper Level 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 15

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
WLSP.3/4xxx Spanish Upper Level 3
WLSP.3/4xxx Spanish Upper Level 3
xxxx.xxxx Internship/Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 15

Total Minimum Credits = 120

1Required for entering Freshmen.

2World Languages and Cultures students meet the Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Quantitative Literacy (QL) outside the department. MATH.1110 is recommended. See the QL course listing for a complete list of options.

3World Languages and Cultures students meet the Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Social Responsibility and Ethics (SRE) outside the department. Students must take at least one course that satisfies this outcome; see the SRE course listing for a complete list of options.

4Students in the Spanish option are strongly encouraged to take WLSP.3500 Intro. to Literary Analysis in order to satisfy the Core Curriculum Essential Learning outcomes for Critical Thinking and Problem Solving (CTPS) and Written and Oral Communication (WOC).

The Spanish option consists of a minimum of 36 credits in the major, with at least 24 credits at the 3000 level or above. Students may not exceed a total of 54 credits in the major. Please note: the degree pathway shows additional upper level Spanish courses that may be taken by students who enter the program at a higher level of proficiency in Spanish.

Please note: World Languages and Cultures majors do not currently meet the Core Curriculum requirement for Information Literacy (IL).

No more than two Breadth of Knowledge courses can be taken with the same prefix. The Core Curriculum courses may be taken in any sequence. Refer to the Core Curriculum website for further details. You should meet with your faculty advisor to determine how you will meet the Core Curriculum requirements.

Current UMass Lowell students should be using their Advisement Report in SiS. If you need assistance, please contact your advisor.

Restriction on off-campus study:

Be advised that any course taken at another institution must be formally approved prior to enrollment. See the catalog policy for details.

Last updated: 10/25/2017