Spanish Minor

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The Spanish minor is designed to provide you with the language skills needed to be successful in a bilingual environment.

Highlights

  • Gain a career advantage in the multicultural context of the Central Valley.
  • Take courses about the cultures of the Hispanic world.

Career opportunities

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.

Prerequisites

For more information, you may contact the program director Graciela Pérez at graciela.perez@fresno.edu or (559) 453-7177.

Course listing

Prerequisites (8 Units)

CodeTitleUnits
SPAN 100Elementary Spanish I *4
SPAN 105Elementary Spanish II *4

*or demonstrated proficiency

Required Courses

CodeTitleUnits
SPAN 200Intermediate Spanish4
SPAN 300Advanced Spanish I3

Select three of the following

CodeTitleUnits
ICS 320Introduction to Holistic Mission in Costa Rica **3
SOC 338People and Cultures of Costa Rica **3
SOC 481International Internship **3
SPAN 286Spanish in Costa Rica **3-6
SPAN 304Advanced Spanish II3
SPAN 327Spain: Civilization and Culture3
SPAN 328Latin America: Civilization and Culture3
SPAN 370Issues in Spanish Language Teaching and Learning3
SPAN 374Education Across Borders: Mexico and the United States3
SPAN 440Peninsular Literature3
SPAN 445Latin American Literature3

**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.

Program director

Graciela Pérez
Graciela Pérez, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Spanish