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Minor in Spanish
(18–42 hours*)


Program Requirements

  1. Complete the following prerequisite courses (or equivalent experience):
      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 the following:
      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


      SPAN 339 : Introduction to Spanish Literature. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      SPAN 339 : Introduction to Spanish Literature. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      PREREQUISITE: Span 321 or concurrent enrollment.
      DESCRIPTION: Readings in modern Hispanic literatures, focusing on formal literary analysis.
      NOTE: Course is prerequisite to 400-level literature courses.

      Course Outcomes


  3. Complete one course from the following:
  4. Complete one course from the following:
  5. Complete 6 hours from upper-division courses outlined for the major.

*Hours include courses that may fulfill university core requirements.



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