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Spanish Minor

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The rapidly growing number of Spanish-speaking residents of the United States makes becoming bilingual in Spanish an enormous career advantage for people in a wide range of fields. Those who wish to practice Spanish on a daily basis have the option of living on-campus in Spanish House beginning in the second semester of the freshman year, and receive 1/2 credit for each semester of residence.

Requirements for Minor in Spanish : 18 credits

SPA 202 Intermediate Spanish II : 3 credits

Complete one of the following: 3 credits
SPA 211 Advanced Intermediate Spanish I
SPA 301 Advanced Spanish Conversation

Complete one course in Spanish Culture or Civilization: 3 credits
SPA 248 Topics in Spanish (some topics courses may fulfill this requirement with department approval)
SPA 325 Survey of Spanish Cultures & Civilizations
SPA 335 Latin American Society in Film
SPA 348 Topics in Spanish (some topics courses may fulfill this requirement with department approval)

Complete an additional three SPA courses* by advisement: 9 credits
* At least 2 of the 3 additional SPA courses must be at the 200-level or higher.

Minor Policy

Minors may be declared any time before the completion of the drop/add period in the first term of the senior year or before completion of 87 credit hours, whichever comes later.

Successful completion of at least a one course in the minor is a prerequisite to such declaration.

Only two of the required minor courses may also count toward major or another minor’s requirements.  A minimum of half the required credits for the minor must be completed at Sage.

GPA in Minor required (minimum): 2.200 or higher


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