Accelerate your Spanish! “2 for 1” !

FALL 2018 REGISTRATIONeducacion-espanol: For those of you who wish to complete your requirements in less time, or who want to continue with upper level Spanish courses as quickly as possible if you plan to major or minor in Spanish, consider enrolling in one of our accelerated Spanish courses:

ACCELERATED SPAN 1441 + 1442 in 1 Semester:
MWF 10-12. Register for each course separately (it is still taught by one instructor on days and times listed here) . Be sure to sign up in SECTION 032 for each level. Call the Department of Modern Languages for standard clearance first: 817.272.3161.

ACCELERATED SPAN 2313 + 2314 in 1 Semester:
MWF 10-12. Register for each course separately (it is still taught by one instructor on days and times listed here).  Be sure to sign up in SECTION 132 for each level. Call the Department of Modern Languages for standard clearance first: 817.272.3161. (Pre-requisite: credit for SPAN 1442 with a grade of C or higher.)

MAJOR, MINOR OR GET A CERTIFICATE!
Planning on majoring or minoring in Spanish? Click HERE. The Spanish Section also offers certificate programs in Translation, Interpreting, or Spanish for the Professions. Click HERE for a file with details and a complete course listing for upper level Spanish courses. For more information, phone the department at the number listed above or send an email to: modladvisor@uta.edu and make an appointment with our Undergraduate Advisor.

 

SPANISH ELECTIVE CULTURE COURSE TAUGHT IN ENGLISH —NO PREREQUISITES!

SPANISH PROMO - 2300In the Fall 2018 semester, MODL is offering a new course, SPAN 2300: Spanish in the U.S., that will be taught in English and has no prerequisites. It is a great general elective for any student!!

The course is taught MW 2:30 p.m. – 3:50 p.m Course description as seen on MyMav:  An overview of the historical, social, and cultural issues related to the use of Spanish in the United States alongside other languages, mainly English. Explores topics such as bilingualism, code-switching, Spanglish, and language maintenance vs. loss. Taught in English.”

INSTRUCTOR BIO:  Dr. Sonia Kania is a specialist in Spanish historical linguistics. She grew up in Chicago and is a first generation American of Mexican and Polish descent. Her current research focuses on colonial Spanish of the Americas, particularly Mexico and New Mexico.

For more information, please send an email to:   modladvisor@uta.edu.

La mesa española is back!

The Spanish Section is pleased to announce that there will be FREE weekly, faculty-led conversation practice sessions, La mesa española, during the remainder of the Spring semester.

MESA ESPAÑOLA GRÁFICO

DATES: Every Wednesday (April 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th).

PLACE:  Preston Hall 207.

TIME:  12:00 – 12:50 p.m. 

Mon., FEBRUARY 19th – Deadline for Department of Modern Languages Scholarship Applications!

To Students Majoring in Spanish (or other languages),

MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2018 IS THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF COMPLETED MODERN LANGUAGES DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS IN Mav ScholarShop.  If you have not applied, please do so immediately. If you have, please ensure that your application is not in draft form and that it has been submitted on Scholarshop. Below is a message the Department of Modern Languages has been sending to its majors with further information.

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Undergraduate students majoring in Modern Languages, including Critical Languages & International Studies (CLIS—various languages), French, and Spanish (Global Competence and Translation/Interpreting tracks), are invited to submit applications for the following scholarships:

1. The Bart Lewis Memorial Scholarship Fund, for ALL Modern Languages majors

Requires UNOFFICIAL transcript and ONE faculty letter of recommendation.  Full eligibility requirements on the Department of Modern Languages scholarship information page:  http://www.uta.edu/modl/scholarships.php

2.  The Modern Languages Endowed Scholarship, for ALL Modern Languages majors (Fall 2018 awards only; not awarded for Summer session)

Requires UNOFFICIAL transcript and ONE faculty letter of recommendation.  Full eligibility requirements on the Department of Modern Languages scholarship information page:  http://www.uta.edu/modl/scholarships.php
 

3. The Tony Litsey Spanish Memorial Scholarship, for Spanish majors ONLY

Requires OFFICIAL transcript and TWO faculty letters of recommendation.  Full eligibility requirements on the Department of Modern Languages scholarship information page:  http://www.uta.edu/modl/scholarships.php

IMPORTANT:  Each scholarship has individual eligibility requirements.  Please review the information for each scholarship carefully, to be sure that you meet eligibility requirements for any scholarship you are considering.  Also, please remember that the selection process is competitive.  

Descriptions and eligibility requirements for all Department of Modern Languages Scholarships can be found at: http://www.uta.edu/modl/scholarships.php

Students will submit all scholarship application materials online through UTA’s Mav ScholarShop system: https://uta.academicworks.com/