The Spanish minor is designed to enable students to develop advanced Spanish skills in speaking, reading and writing while acquiring a solid background in the complex history, literature, cultures, and intellectual traditions of Spain, Latin America, and the Latino US, as well as develop speaking skills in their field of expertise.
The minor consists of 16 units, of which 12 will be upper division courses.
Program Learning Outcomes
Students completing a Spanish minor will demonstrate the ability to:
- Understand both spoken and written modern Spanish across a range of registers and in a variety of contexts.
- Speak Spanish with a high level of accuracy.
- Write essays articulately and convincingly in Spanish.
- Understand and apply theoretical and critical approaches to various aspects of Hispanic culture.
The Spanish Minor is especially helpful for students preparing for professions in business, counseling, education, government, health sciences and medicine, pre-law, law enforcement and many others.