Sep 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Spanish Minor

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The Spanish minor provides students with linguistic and cultural competencies that enhance preparation for many disciplines such as business, hospitality management, mass communications, and education as well as pre-law and pre-medicine.

Minor Requirements

The minor in Spanish consists of a minimum of six courses beyond Spanish III (SPN 2200 ) or equivalent: two (2) required courses (6 credit hours) and four (4) upper-level elective courses (12 credit hours).

Total Minor Credit Hours: 18

Minor Core Credit Hours: 6

*Students who place out of Spanish IV may substitute a SPN or SPW course beyond SPN 2201 .
**Native speakers may substitute SPN 2340  Advanced Spanish for Native Speakers I or SPN 2341  Advanced Spanish for Native Speakers II for SPN 3300 . In the case of highly qualified students, an upper level SPN/SPW course can be substituted.

Minor Elective Credit Hours: 12

Select 12 hours of SPN, SPW courses at 3000, 4000 level. (One SPT prefix course may be taken as part of the 12 hours.)

Students must complete a minimum of six (6) credits and two (2) courses exclusive to the minor that will not count toward the student’s major or other minors. These credits/courses must be completed at USF.

GPA Requirement

A GPA of 2.0 or better in the minor is required for certification.

Grading Requirement

All coursework completed for the Spanish Minor must have a grade of “C” or better to satisfy program requirements. Each minor course must be taken for a letter grade. No course may be taken Pass/Fail.

Residency Requirements

CAS Minor Academic Residency Requirement: 50% of minor must be completed at USF.

Advising Information

USF students schedule advising appointments online through USF Archivum Platform.   Students are encouraged to meet with their advisor each semester to discuss courses planning, degree progression, and career preparation.

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