Spanish Minor

Minor Requirements

Students must complete 21 credits to earn a minor in Spanish (18 credits if they take the Heritage Speaker course sequence).

Competency Requirement

To enter the minor, students must have received at least a grade of "B-" in the most recent G.E. Spanish course or prove themselves to be at an intermediate level of language proficiency when tested by the department.

Core Requirements
Select one of the following tracks:6-9
Heritage learners must take:
Basic Spanish for Heritage Learners
Advanced Spanish for Heritage Learners I
Advanced Spanish for Heritage Learners II
Language learners must take:
Intermediate Spanish II
Spanish Conversation and Composition
Advanced Spanish Conversation and Composition
HUFS 290Introduction to Literature in Spanish3
or HUFS 299 Faith, Life and Culture: Travel Practicum
HUFS 366Survey of Hispanic Literature3
or HUFS 396 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics
Service Learning Project
One program-related service learning project is required for a minor in Spanish. This requirement is automatically satisfied by taking HUFS 385 or by completing a semester-length study abroad program. It may also be fulfilled by other means with approval from the Department of Modern Languages.
Elective Requirements
Select 6 credits from the following: 16
Community Spanish
Spanish in the Professions
Spanish for Health Care Professions
Spanish for Education and Helping Professions
Spanish for Pastoral and Nonprofit Professions
Spanish for Business Professions
Spanish for Communications Professions
Spanish American Literature
Spanish Literature
Spanish American Literature Since 1950
Seminar in Hispanic Linguistics
Studies in Spanish American Culture
Teaching Assistant Practicum
Directed Research
Senior Portfolio
Seminar in Hispanic Studies
Students may take one English-taught course from the list below to satisfy a 300-level elective:
Studies in World Literature
History of Latin America
Survey of Hispanic Literature in Translation
Introduction to Language and Linguistics
Peoples of the World (Latin America only)
Total Credits18-21

At least 3 credits must be at the 400-level.