Spanish Language and Society Minor

Karen Spira, Department of Modern Language Studies

This minor provides access to Spanish-speaking cultures as well as insights into our own cultures. The program focuses on language-learning as a living, communicative activity and combines the development of language skills with the discovery of new ways to see and think about different cultures. It fosters intercultural competence and provides knowledge and skills that are becoming increasingly essential in our evolving global society.

The minor in Spanish language and society is not available to Spanish majors.

Minor Requirements

The minor requires a minimum of 16 credit hours (four courses).

1. SPAN 301 Advanced Grammar and Phonetics4
2. One course higher than SPAN 301, focused on Spanish or Latin American literature, film or culture4
3-4. Two courses at the 200 level or above and, only with dept. permission, can SPAN 260, 290, 360, 390, 460, 470, 490 count.8
Total Credits16

Total credit hours required for Spanish language and society minor is 16 credits