Through the study of grammar, comparative aspects of language, selected topics in Spanish-speaking cultures and histories and literatures of the Spanish-speaking world, the Spanish minor prepares students to understand Hispanic cultures in the U.S. and abroad, and to communicate in Spanish at the intermediate level. Students must successfully complete the Modified Oral Proficiency Exam at the intermediate high level.

24 credits as follows:
21 credits:
SPA 101 Elementary Spanish I, 3 cr.
SPA 102 Elementary Spanish II, 3 cr.
SPA 201 Intermediate Spanish I, 3 cr.
SPA 202 Intermediate Spanish II, 3 cr.
SPA 301 Latin American Civilizations, 3 cr.
SPA 401 Introduction to Literary Studies in Spanish, 3 cr.
SPA 402 Hispanic Literature of Social Conscience, 3 cr.

3 credits from the following:
SPA 302 History and Culture of Spain, 3 cr.
SPA 311 Advanced Spanish Grammar, 3 cr.
SPA 312 Advanced Composition and Conversation in Spanish, 3 cr.
SPA 320 Hispanic Experience in the United States, 3 cr.
SPA 322 To Be A Woman in Latin America, 3 cr.
SPA 324 Truth and Memory in Latin America, 3 cr.
SPA 411 Masterpieces of Spanish Literature, 3 cr.
SPA 412 Masterpieces of Spanish-American Literature, 3 cr.
SPA 413 Twentieth Century Hispanic Literature, 3 cr.

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