In order to graduate, students must complete the following (unless otherwise advised):
During the first year, provisions are made for the development of linguistic proficiency as needed; students, however, are expected to have enough prior knowledge of Spanish to read contemporary material without excessive difficulty, thereby reducing the need for remedial work.
All students are encouraged to take advantage of the different programs offered by the Spanish faculty and by the Modern Languages Department. For this reason they shall have free access to all Spanish classes at any level and to the language laboratory. Students are also encouraged to take part in the study abroad programs in Ecuador, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Spain offered by the Department of Modern Languages and to develop their own program of study with the advice of their tutor. Students may also participate in study abroad programs outside of Ohio University. In addition, students are encouraged to take courses in Portuguese and participate in the study abroad program in Brazil.
In consultation with his or her tutor, the student will select work in the following general areas:
All applicants must submit complete transcripts including work done at other colleges or universities. Students should be in the upper ten percent of their high school class. In addition, students should have at least 1300 combined SAT score of 30 ACT composite. This requirement may be modified for particular majors or in unusual circumstances.
Students also should submit two letters of recommendation, preferably from teachers (or one from a teacher and one from a guidance counselor), and a piece of original written work in Spanish with their application. The application deadline is December 1.
Director of Tutorial Studies
Spanish Tutorial Program
Gordy Hall 283
Athens, OH 45701-2979