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2013 - 2014

Minor in Latin American Studies
(18–34 hours*)


Program Requirements

  1. Complete the following prerequisite courses or equivalents:
      Either Or
        SPAN 101 : Foundational Spanish 1. (4:5:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        SPAN 101 : Foundational Spanish 1. (4:5:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
        DESCRIPTION: Fundamentals of Spanish, emphasizing communication. (Accelerated sections available.) Pass/fail only.
        NOTE: For students with no previous Spanish.

        Course Outcomes


        SPAN 102 : Foundational Spanish 2. (4:5:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        SPAN 102 : Foundational Spanish 2. (4:5:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
        PREREQUISITE: Span 101.
        DESCRIPTION: Continuation of Span 101. Fundamentals of Spanish, emphasizing communication. (Accelerated sections available.) Pass/fail only.

        Course Outcomes


        SPAN 105 : University Spanish 1. (4:5:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        SPAN 105 : University Spanish 1. (4:5:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
        PREREQUISITE: Two years of high school Spanish or Span 101/102 or placement by diagnostic test.
        DESCRIPTION: Continued development of grammar, cultural understanding, reading, writing, and conversation skills as introduced in foundational courses. Students are expected to attain an Intermediate-Mid proficiency level.

        Course Outcomes


        SPAN 106 : University Spanish 2. (4:5:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        SPAN 106 : University Spanish 2. (4:5:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
        PREREQUISITE: Span 105.
        DESCRIPTION: Expanded development of grammar, cultural understanding, reading, writing, and conversation skills as introduced in foundational and intermediate courses. Students are expected to attain an Intermediate-Mid to Intermediate-High proficiency level.

        Course Outcomes


        SPAN 205 : University Spanish 3. (4:5:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        SPAN 205 : University Spanish 3. (4:5:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
        PREREQUISITE: Four years of high school Spanish, Span 106, or placement by test.
        DESCRIPTION: Continued development of grammar, cultural understanding, conversation skills, writing, and reading through the study of literature. Students are expected to attain an Intermediate-High proficiency level.
        NOTE: Fulfills the University Core Languages of Learning requirement. This course is part of a GE Mosaic. See ge.byu.edu/mosaic-list for more information.

        Course Outcomes


        SPAN 206 : University Spanish 4. (4:5:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        SPAN 206 : University Spanish 4. (4:5:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
        PREREQUISITE: Spanish 205 or placement by test.
        DESCRIPTION: Expanded development of grammar, cultural understanding, conversation skills, writing, and reading through the study of literature. Students are expected to attain a strong Intermediate-High or Advanced-Low proficiency level.

        Course Outcomes


  2. Complete one of the following courses:
      PORT 321 : Third-Year Portuguese Grammar and Composition. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      PORT 321 : Third-Year Portuguese Grammar and Composition. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer Contact Department
      PREREQUISITE: Placement by test.
      NOTE: First class for returned Portuguese-speaking missionaries. Fulfills GE Foreign Language requirement.

      Course Outcomes


      SPAN 321 : Third-Year Spanish Reading, Grammar, and Culture. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      SPAN 321 : Third-Year Spanish Reading, Grammar, and Culture. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      PREREQUISITE: Placement by test.
      DESCRIPTION: Intensive study and practice with Spanish grammar, vocabulary, and writings incorporating cultural and literary readings.
      NOTE: First class for returned Spanish-speaking missionaries. Fullfills the University Core Languages of Learning requirement. Required for Spanish major and minor.

      Course Outcomes


  3. Complete one of the following courses:
  4. Complete four courses from the following:
  5. With prior approval from the program coordinator, students may receive up to 3 elective hours for service learning, an internship, or Study Abroad.

*Hours include courses that may fulfill university core requirements.