Languages & Literature

Spanish Minor

A Spanish minor requires a minimum of 18 hours. Faculty approval is recommended before enrolling in any 300-level course or above. 

All prerequisites must be completed prior to enrollment in the following courses.

SPAN 305: Introduction to Hispanic Cultural Studies
SPAN 306: Advanced Grammar and Composition

Choose 12 hours from the following. At least two of the following elective categories must be represented in these hours: Language, Texts, or Culture.

Language Course
SPAN 321: Service Learning in the Hispanic Community
SPAN 380: Advanced International Language Study
SPAN 411: Advanced Studies: Hispanic Language and Civilization

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: Spain Now: Contemporary Spanish Culture

Other Electives:
SPAN 201: Intermediate Spanish III
SPAN 202: Intermediate Spanish IV
SPAN 280: International Language Study: Spanish
SPAN 412: Advanced Studies: 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.