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Minor in Spanish Studies

Contact Person:
Oscar Sarmiento, Chair
228 Morey
(315) 267-2034
sarmieod@potsdam.edu

18 credit hours required. Closed to Spanish majors.

The Spanish minor provides students with Spanish language courses in conversation, grammar review and culture. It provides a career-oriented approach to language learning that complements majors in other disciplines. It also provides students with enough language background so that they will be able to comprehend and speak the language using correct pronunciation and grammar, and have an understanding of Hispanic culture.

All courses are 3 credits unless noted. Credits are divided as follows:

Required Courses (Credits 18)
SPAN 203 Oral and Written Spanish I
SPAN 204 Oral and Written Spanish II
SPAN 301 Current Idiomatic Spanish

One of the following:
SPAN 213 Intermediate Conversation
SPAN 306 Readings in Hispanic Literature I
SPAN 308 Readings in Hispanic Literature II

Two of the following:
SPAN 303 Culture of Spain
SPAN 304 Cultures of Latin America
SPAN 305 Culture of Hispanics in U.S.A.
SPAN 461 Literature Seminar I
SPAN 462 Literature Seminar II