Contact:
Dr. Elizabeth Nichols
Chair of Languages Department
Professor of Spanish
Office: (417) 873-6925
enichols@drury.edu

Spanish Minor

All prerequisites must be completed prior to enrollment in the following courses. Refer to the course descriptions of each course below for prerequisites.

Note: We will still support the old curriculum, but might need to substitute newer courses for the old ones.  It is important to understand that if you choose to change curriculum you will adopt the entire course catalog for the 2013-2014 academic year.  This will include the CORE curriculum as well as changes that might be made to other majors and minors.

Old Curriculum New Curriculum
SPAN 301: Spanish Composition and Conversation
SPAN 310: Spanish Pronunciation and Phonetics
SPAN 304: Introduction to Hispanic Cultural Studies
SPAN 306: Advanced Composition and Grammar
Choose at least one hour from the following:
SPAN 315-320: Service to the Hispanic Community
12 more hours, with representation from at least two categories (Language, Texts, or Culture)
Choose 13 hours from the following courses:
SPAN 102: Elementary Spanish II
SPAN 201: Intermediate Spanish III
SPAN 202: Intermediate Spanish IV
SPAN 280: International Language Study: Spanish
SPAN 302: The Culture of Spain
SPAN 303: The Culture of Spanish America
SPAN 308: Spain Now: Contemporary Spanish Culture
SPAN 311: The Literature of Spanish America
SPAN 312: The Literature of Spain
SPAN 313: These Are Not Sweet Girls: Hispanic Women's Literature
SPAN 380: Advanced International Language Study: Spanish
SPAN 411: Advanced Studies: Hispanic Language and Civilization
SPAN 412: Advanced Studies: Hispanic Literature
SPAN 493: Senior Seminar: Spanish Language and Culture
SPAN 494: Senior Seminar: Spanish Literature
SPAN 290, 390, 490: Selected Topics
SPAN 291, 292, 391, 392, 491, 492: Research
SPAN 397, 398, 497, 498: Internship
Language Course
SPAN 321: Service Learning in the Hispanic Community
SPAN 380: Advanced International Language Study
SPAN 411: Advanced Studies in Hispanic Language 
Texts Course
SPAN 311: The Literature of Spanish America
SPAN 312: The Literature of Spain
SPAN 313: These are Not Sweet Girls: Hispanic Women’s Literature
SPAN 414: From Magical Realism to Virtual Realism: Boom and Postboom Narratives
Culture Course
SPAN 302: The Culture of Spain
SPAN 303: The Culture of Spanish America
SPAN 308: Contemporary Culture of Spain
Elective Courses (from the list above or from the following):
SPAN 201: Intermediate Spanish III
SPAN 202: Intermediate Spanish IV
SPAN 280: International Language Study: Spanish
SPAN 412: Advanced Seminar in Hispanic Literature
SPAN 489: Advanced Seminar in Hispanic Cultural Studies
SPAN 290, 390, 490: Selected Topics
SPAN 391, 392, 491, 492: Research
SPAN 397,398, 497, 498: Internship
Spanish majors and minors are strongly urged to earn some of the required credits through an approved program in a Spanish-speaking country. The big changes are:

  • Instead of SPAN 301 and 310, students take SPAN 304 and 306.
  • SPAN 315-320 (Service to the Hispanic Community) is no longer required;
  • Students must now take courses from at least two of the three main categories (Language, Texts, or Culture).
  • SPAN 102 no longer counts towards the minor.