Minor in Spanish
Spanish Minor — 15-23 units
All coursework used to satisfy the requirements of the minor must be completed with a grade point average of 2.0 or better.
Lower-Division Foundations (0-14 units)
|SPAN 101||First Semester Spanish||4|
|SPAN 102||Second Semester Spanish||4|
|SPAN 205||Intermediate Spanish I||3|
|SPAN 206||Intermediate Spanish II||3|
|SPAN 215||Spanish for Heritage Speakers||3|
Upper-Division Requirements (6 units)
|SPAN 301||Advanced Grammar||3|
|SPAN 341||Introduction to the Reading of Literary Texts||3|
Upper-Division Electives (3-9 units)
Selected from the following:
|SPAN 305||Advanced Composition||3|
|SPAN 306||Advanced Reading and Conversation||3|
|SPAN 326||Applied Spanish Linguistics: Morphology and Syntax||3|
|SPAN 350||Introduction to Translation (Spanish to English)||3|
|SPAN 371GW||History and Development of the Spanish Language - GWAR||3|
|SPAN 401||Culture and Civilization of Spain||3|
|SPAN 405||Culture and Civilization of Spanish America||3|
|SPAN 521||Spanish Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque Literature||3|
|SPAN 523||19th Century Spanish Literature||3|
|SPAN 525||The Contemporary Spanish Novel||3|
|SPAN 543||Spanish American Literature: Romanticism to Modernism||3|
|SPAN 545||20th Century Spanish American Literature||3|
|SPAN 562||Cervantes: The Quijote||3|
|SPAN 580||Hispanic Women Writers||3|
|SPAN 595||Senior Survey in Spanish or Spanish American Literature||3|
Program Learning Outcomes
1. Listening Comprehension: Student can understand the utterances of native speakers and extract main ideas from recordings of authentic speech, including excerpts from lectures, films, radio and television broadcasts.
2. Reading Comprehension: Student can understand and summarize main ideas in target language texts intended for general readers, including social correspondences, general purpose essays, short stories, and news writing.
3. Speaking: Student can sustain a conversation on a general topic with a fluent speaker of the target language, narrate and describe on a variety of topics at paragraph length, and respond to spontaneous developments in an exchange.
4. Writing: Student can produce narratives and descriptions, cohesive summaries and routine social correspondences (e.g. business letters, resumes), demonstrating awareness of diction, syntax, and stylistics in the writing process.
5. Student has an understanding of cultural values, folk beliefs, social conventions, and festive celebrations unique to target culture.
6. Student can identify, characterize, and analyze major literary genres, movements or periods.