Spanish Language and Society Minor

Alfonso Abad Mancheño, Department of Modern Language Studies
Karen Spira, Department of Modern Language Studies

This minor provides access to Spanish-speaking cultures as well as insights into our own culture. The program focuses on language- learning as a living, functioning and fun activity and combines the development of language skills with the discovery of new ways to see and think about different cultures. It fosters international understanding 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 Phonetics 4
2. One course higher than SPAN 301, focused on Spanish or Latin American literature, film or culture4
3-4. Two SPAN courses at the 200 level or above 8
SPAN 260 Independent Study, SPAN 290 Internship, SPAN 360 Independent Study, SPAN 390 Internship, SPAN 460 Independent Study, SPAN 470 Senior Thesis, SPAN 490 Departmental Honors with departmental permission.
Total Credits16

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