Spanish Studies Minor

This selection of courses will enhance the individual student's major, while honing their Spanish language skills.

Requirements for the Minor in Spanish Studies

This program requires the completion of twenty (20) units in Spanish.

Prerequisite

Lower-division courses (Spanish 101, 102, 201) serve as a prerequisite but do not count toward the units necessary for the Minor.

Lower Division Courses (8 units)

  • SPAN - 202 Fourth Semester Spanish or
  • SPAN - 222 Spanish for Bilinguals II
  • SPAN - 206 Confluences and Conflicts in the Spanish-Speaking World: Negotiating Language and Culture

Upper-Division Courses (12 units)

Literary and Cultural Studies (8 units)
  •  Select TWO courses from:
    • SPAN - 331 Intro Analysis Lit Texts
    • SPAN - 333 Subversive Feminine Enjoyment in Latin American, Hispanic and Latino Film and Literature
    • SPAN - 335 Twentieth Century Spanish-American Literature
    • SPAN - 336 Feminist Discourse/Theories
    • SPAN - 337 Love and Sex, Vengeance and Death: Honor in Early Spain
    • SPAN - 338 The Invention of Spain: A Metamorphosis of the Modern
    • SPAN - 340 The Word and the Image: Intersections Between Photography and Literature in the Spanish Speaking World
    • SPAN - 346 Evil in Latin American, Hispanic and Latino Literature: From the Caudillo to the Drug Dealer
    • SPAN - 352 The Spanish Civil War Re-imagined: Literature, Film and the Visual Arts
    • SPAN - 355 Cultural Studies of Spain
    • SPAN - 360 Studies in Latin American Culture
Elective (4 units)
  • Select ONE courses from:
    • SPAN - 219 Intermediate Spanish Conversation
    • SPAN - 220 Spanish Conversation for Specific Disciplines: Psychology, Business, Health Science, Law
    • SPAN - 301 Build Bridges: ESL/SPAN (SL)
    • SPAN - 311 Advanced Oral and Written Expression
    • SPAN - 312 Spanish Phonetics
    • SPAN - 317 Introduction to Spanish Linguistics
    • SPAN - 325 Lang and Cult in Lat Am/Sp (CD)
    • SPAN - 375 Border and Cultural Studies
    • or courses taken in Study Abroad Programs (must be pre-approved by a Spanish faculty member)