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Spanish Minor

Requirements for the Spanish Minor

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(5 courses) At least 2 of the 5 courses must be taken within the program, and a grade of C or better must be earned in every course. DUE TO THE HIGH DEMAND SPANISH CLASSES HAVE, STUDENTS ARE ADVISED TO FILL A "INTENTION TO DECLARE A MINOR" FORM AND TURN IT IN AS SOON AS POSSIBLE IN THEIR CAREER.

I. Pre-Minor Preparation (2 courses)

SPAN 311 Advanced Grammar. (SPAN 314 recommended for Native/Heritage Speakers)

SPAN 312 Oral and Written Expression

II. Minor Core (2 courses)

Choose two from the following courses:

SPAN 320 Literature of Spain I (to the 17th century)

SPAN 321 Literature of Spain II (18th to 20th century)

SPAN 322 Spanish American Literature I (to the 19th century)

SPAN 323 Spanish American Literature II (20th century)

SPAN 324: Introduction to Latino/a Literature

III. Upper-Level Course (1 course)

One upper-level elective numbered 400 or above, taught in Spanish, and chosen with the adviser's approval.

Important Note:

During their final semester at the University, students MUST present an unofficial transcript to their advisers, in order to have their Spanish Minor declaration form signed. Only when this form is signed and received by the Records Office will students receive their Minor in Spanish.

The advisor may substitute some of the above requirements.