Spanish Minor

The minor is designed primarily to enable students to achieve cultural, literary, and linguistic competence in Spanish by exploring the literatures and cultures of Latin America and Spain. Many students fulfill some of the minor requirements through courses taken in study abroad programs.

Course Title
Intermediate Spanish
Accelerated Intermediate Spanish
Accelerated Intermediate Spanish for Heritage Language Learners
or AP credit
Minor in Spanish Requirements (8 units) 1
Up to 5 courses at the 200 level chosen from: 2
Advanced Spanish I: Current Topics through Media
Advanced Spanish II: Artivism in Times of Political Change
Spanish for Professions: Health Care
Spanish for Professions: Business
Icons, Legends, & Myths in Latin American, Latino and/or Iberian Cultures
Literature in Spain before 1700
Literature in Spain since 1700
Literature in Latin America before 1888
Literature in Latin America since 1888
Introduction to Spanish Linguistics
Spanish Phonetics and Phonology
At least 3 courses at the 300 level chosen from:
Topics in Language
Advanced Grammar
Origins of Spanish Civilization
Golden Age Poetry and Prose
Golden Age Drama
Cervantes' Don Quixote
Realism in Spain: The Problem of Representation
The Spanish Civil War: The Good Fight
Modern Fiction in Spain: Studies in Genre
Colonial Latin American Literature
Latin American Modernismo
Race and Representation in Latin America
Latin American Avant-Gardes
Reading the 'Boom'
Testimonial Narrative in Latin America
Literature and Revolution in Latin America
Readings in Latin American Short Fiction
Visual Culture in Latina/o America and Spain
Spain: Studies in Culture and Society
Latin America: Studies in Culture and Society
Citizenship and Urban Violence in Latin America
Topics in US Latina/o Literary and Cultural Studies
Cultural Borders/Border Cultures
Topics in Film: The Silver Screen in Latin America and/or Spain
Topics in Latin American, Latina and Latino, and/or Iberian Cultures
Topics in Latin American, Latina and Latino, and Iberian Literatures and Cultures
Independent Study

One 200- or 300-level Spanish or Portuguese course on Latin American or Spanish literature or culture taught in English in the Department may be used in place of one of the 8 required courses for the minor.


SPANISH 202-SA (and SPANISH 215-SA) can be counted towards the minor in Spanish.