Spanish Minor

Spanish minor students are required to take 18-20 units beyond the prerequisites of SPAN 101 and SPAN 102 (or the equivalencies).

Core Courses9
(9 units beyond SPAN 102, or equivalent) 1, 2
Intermediate Spanish I
Intermediate Spanish II
Writing 2: Writing for the Humanities in Spanish 4
Conversational Skills3
Select one of the following:
Intermediate Conversation and Writing Abroad
Spanish Conversation and Community 3
Spanish for Heritage Speakers
Advanced Language-Study Practicum
Electives6-8
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) 3
Advanced Language-Study Practicum
Politics and Society in Latin America 5
History and Civilization of the Spanish-speaking World
Public Speaking in Spanish 6
Literary Masters 7
Spanish Applied Linguistics
Writing 3: Survey of the Literature of the Spanish-speaking World 8
Total Units18-20
1

Meets the General Education Foreign Language Proficiency. 

2

See General Education Foreign Language Proficiency page. Students who are native speakers of Spanish or have three or four years of high school Spanish should take the Spanish Placement or CLEP exam to waive SPAN 101/SPAN 102, and then consult with an advisor before entering directly into intermediate or upper-division work.

3

Meets the General Education Intercultural Competence requirement.

4

Meets the General Education Writing 2 requirement. 

5

Meets the General Education Civic Knowledge and Engagement requirement.

6

Meets the General Education Oral Communication requirement.

7

Meets the General Education Literature requirement. 

8

Meets the General Education Writing 3 requirement.