Minor in Spanish


Degree Type: Minor
Degree Title: Spanish


Globalization and the Internet Revolution have intensified contact among cultures, and hence an education in multiple languages and technology is an absolute imperative in the new Millenium. Pursuing a minor in Spanish not only insures bilingual and bicultural competencies, but also fosters critical and creative thinking skills through the study of literature, linguistics, translation, creative writing, Culture, and/or cultures. Our program promotes these skills by introducing students to philosophical issues examined in literature and art; to writing and analytical skills; and the rich cultural complexities of languages, peoples, and nations across the globe.


A – MINOR REQUIREMENTS – 18 HOURS (12 advanced)

Choose 18 hours of Spanish coursework, of which 12 hours must be advanced.

  1. Basic Spanish Language Courses – 9 hours (3 advanced)
    • SPAN 2313 Spanish for Native/Heritage Speakers I
    • SPAN 2315 Spanish for Native/Heritage Speakers II
    • SPAN 3300 Advanced Spanish Grammar & Composition I
  2. Spanish Electives – 9 hours (9 advanced)

    Choose from:

    • SPAN 3301 Advanced Spanish Grammar & Composition II
    • SPAN 3302 Creative Writing in Spanish
    • SPAN 3305 Techniques of Literary Analysis
    • SPAN 3306 Introduction to Spanish Literature
    • SPAN 3307 Introduction to Latin American Literature
    • SPAN 3308 Introduction to Latina/o Literature
    • SPAN 3310 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics
    • SPAN 3311 Spanish Phonology and Phonetics
    • SPAN 4310 Spanish Applied Linguistics
    • SPAN 4311 Spanish in Social Context
    • SPAN 3320 Spanish literature 1100-1750
    • SPAN 3321 Spanish Literature 1750-Present
    • SPAN 3322 Masterpieces of Spanish American Literature I
    • SPAN 3323 Masterpieces of Spanish American Literature II
    • SPAN 4320 The Mexican Novel
    • SPAN 4321 Mexican Literature
    • SPAN 4322 Cervantes
    • SPAN 4323 Spanish American Novels
    • SPAN 4324 Medieval Spanish Literatures
    • SPAN 4325 Contemporary Spanish Literature
    • SPAN 4326 Chicano Narrative
    • SPAN 4327 Caribbean Literature
    • SPAN 4328 Mexico’s Contemporary Literature
    • SPAN 4329 Eighteenth Century Spanish Literature
    • SPAN 4330 Nineteenth Century Spanish Literature
    • SPAN 4331 The Spanish American Short Story
    • SPAN 4332 The Spanish American Essay
    • SPAN 4333 Golden Age Prose
    • SPAN 4334 Theater and Poetry of the Golden Age
    • SPAN 4335 Special Topics in Hispanic Literatures
    • SPAN 4336 Literature and Journalism in the Spanish Speaking World
    • SPAN 4337 Spanish Lyric Poetry
    • SPAN 4312 History of the Spanish Language
    • SPAN 4313 Problems and Issues Related to Language
    • SPAN 4314 Structure of the Spanish Language
    • SPAN 4315 Acquisition of the Spanish Language
    • SPAN 4316 Sociolinguistics and Latino Health
    • SPAN 4317 Special Topics in Hispanic Linguistics
    • SPAN 4318 Spanish Language Media Studies
    • SPAN 3330 CW in Spanish: Narrative
    • SPAN 3331 CW in Spanish: Poetry and Prose Poetry
    • SPAN 3332 CW in Spanish: Playwriting
    • SPAN 3333 CW in Spanish: Special Topics
    • SPAN 3338 The Hispanic World
    • SPAN 4350 Spanish Civilization
    • SPAN 4351 Hispanic Civilization
    • SPAN 4352 Hispanic Theaters
    • SPAN 4360 Topic Studies in Hispanic Culture