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Spanish Minor

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Minor in Spanish – 18 credit hours

The minor in Spanish requires 18 credit hours of coursework beginning with SPA 2311  -Intermediate Spanish I. All courses for the minor must be taken and completed with a grade of C or better.

SPA 1311   -Elementary Spanish I and SPA 1312  -Elementary Spanish II will not count towards the minor in Spanish.

Student Learning Outcomes

At the successful completion of the minor students will:

1. Demonstrate intermediate level of foreign language proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture.

2. Be able to apply critical thinking, and analytical reasoning to the linguistic, literary, historical and cultural components of the language.

3.  Demonstrate understanding of the five goals of world language study: communication, cultures, connection, comparisons, and communities.

Minor Program Curriculum

Foundation Courses (6 SH)

SPA 2309    - Intermediate Spanish Conversation 

SPA 2311    - Intermediate Spanish I 

SPA 2312    - Intermediate Spanish II 

Breadth Courses (9 SH)

SPA 3310    - Spanish Composition and Grammar

SPA 3315   - Spanish America, or

SPA 3320   - Introduction to Pre-Columbian Cultures and Civilizations

SPA 3316   - Spanish Conversation and Pronunciation

Depth Course (3 SH)

Students will acquire a deeper understanding of Hispanic culture by taking one of 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

Additional Courses for the Minor

Students for the minor may get approval to take other advanced level Spanish courses offered in the department except SPA 4391   - Senior Seminar in Spanish.

Minor Requirements

The minor in Spanish will allow up to 6 transferable credits in courses in Spanish language and culture, or courses related to the Spanish-speaking world from institutions other than WSSU.

approved January 19, 2021




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