The minor in Spanish offered through the Department of Spanish and Portuguese will help students gain an understanding of the Spanish language, as well as a grasp of primary cultural concepts and practices, and current literary and cultural trends.
In a global economy and a competitive market environment, a Spanish minor adds value to an existing CU degree. Cultural and linguistic competence broaden a student's understanding of the nuances and complexities of today's world. Spanish, Portuguese and English are the most spoken languages in the Western Hemisphere.
The minor in Spanish consists of 20 credit hours, including a total of 17 upper-division credit hours. A maximum of 9 credits, with no more than 6 upper-division credits, can be transferred from other US institutions toward the minor. A maximum of 6 credits can be taken abroad; this may be in addition to transfer credits.
All coursework applied to the minor must be completed with a grade of C- or better (no pass/fail work may be applied). The GPA for all coursework taken in the minor department must be equal to 2.00 (C) or higher.
Transfer credit must be approved by the Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies. A maximum of two courses may be taken abroad; this may be in addition to transfer credits. Study Abroad courses must be approved; contact the Spanish and Portuguese Department Professional Advisor to begin the process.
Required Courses and Credit Hours
|SPAN 2120||Second-Year Spanish 2 1||3|
|or SPAN 2150||Intensive Second-Year Spanish|
|SPAN 3000||Advanced Spanish Language Skills 2||5|
|Twelve upper-division credits from any course offered by the department and taught in Spanish 3||12|
|Total Credit Hours||20|