Minor in Spanish

Students in APU’s Spanish minor have many great opportunities to apply their learning in the heavily Spanish-speaking Los Angeles area.


Students in the Spanish minor are required to take 18-20 units beyond the prerequisites of SPAN 101 and SPAN 102 (or the equivalencies). Majors and minors in the Department of English and Modern Languages must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in all university coursework.

Core Courses9
(9 units beyond SPAN 102, or equivalent) 1, 2
Intermediate Spanish I F
Intermediate Spanish II S
Writing 2: Writing for the Humanities in Spanish 3, S
Conversational Skills3
Select one of the following:
Intermediate Conversation and Writing Abroad
Spanish Conversation and Community 4, F
Spanish for Heritage Speakers F
Advanced Language-Study Practicum
Select two from the following list. A course taken to meet the above Subject Courses may not count for elective credit.
Cultural History/Travel Study (If taken in Costa Rica or Ecuador Program) 4
Advanced Language-Study Practicum
Politics and Society in Latin America 5, OS
History and Civilization of the Spanish-speaking World F
Public Speaking in Spanish 6, OF
Literary Masters 7, F
Spanish Applied Linguistics EF
Writing 3: Survey of the Literature of the Spanish-speaking World 8, S
Total Units18-20
F Offered in Fall only
S Offered in Spring only
F/S Offered in both Fall and Spring terms
EF Offered in Fall in even years
ES Offered in Spring in even years
OF Offered in Fall in odd years
OS Offered in Spring in odd years