Conc/CUGS in Spanish American Literature and Culture

Conc/CUGS in Spanish American Literature and Culture

Concentration/CUGS in Spanish American Literature and Culture

Program Guide
Application for Completion of Certificate

Christine Larsen-Britt
Advisor for Non-Education Spanish Majors
(856) 256-4068
Bunce Hall, Suite 218

Nadia Rahin
Advisor for Spanish/P-12 Subject Matter Education dual-degree
(856) 256-4664
James Hall 2079

April Ellerbe
Advisor for Spanish/Elementary Education dual-degree
(856) 256-4737
James Hall 3070

The Spanish Major Concentration/Certificate of Undergraduate Study (CUGS) in Spanish American Literature and Culture (12 s.h.) recognizes students’ completion of 12 s.h. in related coursework at the 300 and 400 levels.  For Spanish Majors, this credential is referred to as a Concentration; for non-Spanish Majors, this credential is referred to as a Certificate.  This Concentration/Certificate enhances the profile of all job applicants across all fields of study, as it represents Advanced-level proficiency and the ability to access the culture of Latin America through literature, with a view to giving students the in-depth knowledge that will serve them in their professional life in many fields, including, for example, diplomacy, translation, education and politics. 

In order to declare this Concentration, contact the Program Advisor, Christine Larsen-Britt (, 856-256-4068), Nadia Rahin (for Spanish/K-12 Subject Matter Education students,, 856-256-4664), April Ellerbe (for Spanish/Elementary Education  students,, 856-256-4737), or the Department of World Languages.  Students may declare this as a CUGS in the Department of World Languages, with Christine Larsen-Britt, at the University Advising Center, Suite 323, Savitz Hall, or at the Registrar’s Office, Suite 121, Savitz Hall.

Required Course
SPAN 05.301 Appreciation of Hispanic Literature

Elective Course - Choose three of the following:

SPAN05.324 Spanish American Civilization and Culture-M/G
SPAN05.327 Spanish American Poetry
SPAN05.328 Spanish American Theatre
SPAN05.383 Spanish American Short Story
SPAN05.426 Spanish American Novel
SPAN05.440 Special Topics (Spanish American)