The Spanish minor is designed to provide you with the language skills needed to be successful in a bilingual environment.
- Gain a career advantage in the multicultural context of the Central Valley.
- Take courses about the cultures of the Hispanic world.
The ability to understand and communicate in the Spanish language is a highly desired skill in the workplace, so much so that professionals with this ability are often preferred, and promoted, in positions that interact with a diverse audience.
- Spanish language placement test (password: sunbirds1)
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Prerequisites (8 Units)
|SPAN 100||Elementary Spanish I *||4|
|SPAN 105||Elementary Spanish II *||4|
*or demonstrated proficiency
|SPAN 200||Intermediate Spanish||4|
|SPAN 300||Advanced Spanish I||3|
Select three of the following
|ICS 320||Introduction to Holistic Mission in Costa Rica *||3|
|SOC 338||People and Cultures of Costa Rica *||3|
|SOC 481||International Internship *||3|
|SPAN 286||Topics in Spanish *||1|
|SPAN 304||Advanced Spanish II||3|
|SPAN 327||Spain: Civilization and Culture||3|
|SPAN 328||Latin America: Civilization and Culture||3|
|SPAN 370||Issues in Spanish Language Teaching and Learning||3|
|SPAN 374||Education Across Borders: Mexico and the United States||3|
|SPAN 440||Peninsular Literature||3|
|SPAN 445||Latin American Literature||3|
*These courses are taken as part of the Costa Rica Study Abroad program. Students should attend in a fall semester when the coursework is offered entirely in Spanish.
Graciela Pérez, Ph.D.