Apr 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog

Spanish Minor

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Minor in Spanish (18 SH)

The minor in Spanish consists of 18 SH above the elementary level.  SPA 2311  and SPA 2312  are prerequisites for all upper level courses leading to the minor.  To satisfy the minor requirement in Spanish, all required courses must be taken and completed with a grade of C- or better.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the minor program requirements will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate oral fluency, grammar, vocabulary, and listening comprehension at the intermediate-low level proficiency through the completion of an interview protocol.
  2. Demonstrate comprehension of spoken Spanish in real-life settings.
  3. Demonstrate effective writing skills through the completion of brief term papers.
  4. Demonstrate cultural competence based on the completion of tasks that assess their understanding of the diversity in cultural beliefs and values among speakers of the target languages.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to use knowledge of the target language to participate in diverse, multicultural settings, and to live in a global society.

Minor Program Curriculum

SPA 2311   Intermediate Spanish I

SPA 2312   Intermediate Spanish II

SPA 3310   Spanish Composition and Grammar

SPA 3311   Hispanic Civilization

SPA 3316   Spanish Conversation and Pronunciation

Students should choose the remaining 3 SH from the following courses:

SPA 3333   Survey of Spanish Literature

SPA 3335   Survey of Spanish-American Literature

SPA 3339   Survey of Latino Literature

SPA 4338   Masterpieces of Afro-Hispanic Literature (Prerequisites:  SPA 3333  or departmental approval)

Suggested Minor Course Sequence

SPA 3310   Spanish Composition and Grammar and SPA 3316  Spanish Conversation and Pronunciation are offered in the fall and spring semesters respectively.  Students are strongly encouraged to take these courses in this order and before they take other 3000 or 4000 level courses.


Study Abroad Opportunities for Spanish Minors

Students enrolled in the minor in a world language may earn up to six (6) semester hours of the minor through study abroad. Curriculum adjustments will be made to accommodate the courses taken during the study abroad experience.





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