The Spanish minor provides students the opportunity to develop their Spanish-language skills while deepening their knowledge of the peoples and cultures of the Hispanic world. Students can choose from coursework that focuses on language, linguistics, culture, Spanish for careers, literature, translation, and art or history.

A minimum grade of C- will be required in all courses applied to the Spanish minor.

Lower Division Requirements - 8-16 units


Students must complete one series (8 units) of second-year Spanish courses, either SPAN 201 and 202 or SPAN 211 and SPAN 212.

Students who enter the Spanish program with the equivalent of first year college level Spanish in high school or a community college may have satisfied the
SPAN 101 and SPAN 102 requirement. For more information, see the Spanish Program Faculty Advisor or the following webpages:

AP, CLEP, IB and Military Credit:
http://www.csuci.edu/academics/advising/articulation.htm

For placement guidelines:
http://spanish.csuci.edu/plcguidcorsdesc.htm

Heritage speakers are encouraged to enroll in SPAN 211 and SPAN 212.  Higher level speakers may begin at SPAN 301 or SPAN 302 with faculty advisor approval.

Upper Division Requirements - 12 units


Select four courses from the following: