Minor in Spanish

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MINOR IN SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURES

Description
This 15 credit minor will provide students with a solid background in language, culture, and concepts important for business in the Spanish-speaking world.

REQUIREMENTS (See TESTUDO for the current list of SPAN course offerings)

All students new to SLLC courses must take the online Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) before registering for classes

Core Courses Required for the Minor

 

Course #

Course Name

Credits

Prerequisites

SPAN 207

Reading and Writing in Spanish

3

Minimum grade of B+ in SPAN203; or must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in SPAN204

SPAN 301

Advanced Grammar and Composition I

3

Must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in SPAN207

SPAN 303Approaches to Cultural Materials in the Hispanic World3SPAN207; or permission of instructor

 

Two Courses from the Following Courses

 

Course #

Course Name

Credits

Prerequisites

SPAN 206

Review of Oral and Written Spanish for Native Speakers Educated in the United States

3

Must have native or near native knowledge of oral Spanish; and must have no formal education in Spanish.

SPAN 302

Advanced Grammar and Composition II

3

SPAN 301

SPAN 306

Spanish II for Native Speakers

3

SPAN 206

SPAN 307

Oral Communication Skills for Native Speakers of Spanish

3

Designed for bilingual students who are native speakers of Spanish (Heritage Language learners), who have been educated in the U.S. and whose Spanish ability is mainly oral.*

SPAN 315

Commercial Spanish I

3

SPAN301 and SPAN303

SPAN 316

Practicum in Translation I

3

SPAN301 and SPAN303

SPAN 317Practicum in Translation II3SPAN 316
SPAN 318Translation of Technical Texts3SPAN 316
SPAN 331Spanish Culture, Civilization and Literature I: Medieval Times3SPAN301 and SPAN303; or permission of instructor. Restriction: Must not have completed SPAN325 or SPAN321.
SPAN 332Spanish Culture, Civilization and Literature II: Renaissance and Baroque 3SPAN301 and SPAN303
SPAN 333Spanish Culture, Civilization and Literature III: Modern Times3SPAN301 and SPAN303
SPAN 356Literary Translation I3SPAN 317
SPAN 357Literary Translation II3SPAN 317
SPAN 361Latin American Literatures and Cultures I: From Pre-Colombian to Colonial Times3SPAN301 and SPAN303
SPAN 362Latin American Literatures and Cultures II: From Independence to Nation Formation 3SPAN301 and SPAN303
SPAN 363Latin American Literatures and Cultures III: From Modernism to Neo-Liberalism3SPAN301 and SPAN303
SPAN 415Commercial Spanish II3SPAN 315
SPAN 417Interpretation3SPAN 416
SPAN 425Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics I: Basic Concepts3SPAN301 and SPAN303
SPAN 426Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics II: Language In Use3SPAN425
SPAN 448Special Topics in Latin American Civilization3SPAN333, SPAN361, SPAN331, SPAN332, SPAN362, or SPAN363
SPAN 449Special Topics in Spanish Civilization3SPAN333, SPAN361, SPAN331, SPAN332, SPAN362, or SPAN363
SPAN 4xxAll Spanish literature courses on the 400 level  

 

MINOR IN SPANISH LANGUAGE, BUSINESS, AND CULTURES

Description
This 15 credit minor will provide students with a solid background in language, culture, and concepts important for business in the Spanish-speaking world.

REQUIREMENTS (See TESTUDO for the current list of SPAN course offerings)

The Following Courses (9 Credits)

 

Course #

Course Name

Credits

Prerequisites

SPAN 207

Reading and Writing in Spanish

3

Minimum grade of B+ in SPAN203; or must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in SPAN204

SPAN 301

Advanced Grammar and Composition I

3

Must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in SPAN207

SPAN 303

Approaches to Cultural Materials in the Hispanic World

3

SPAN 207

The Following Courses (6 Credits)

Following completion of the core sequence, students will complete:

Course #

Course Name

Credits

Prerequisites

SPAN 315

Commercial Spanish I

3

SPAN301 and SPAN303

SPAN 415

Commercial Spanish II 

3

SPAN 315

Note:

All courses must be taught in Spanish.

ADVISOR CONTACT INFORMATION

Advisor: Fabian Faccio
Office: 2211 Jiménez Hall
Email: fabian@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-6556

For more information about advising, please visit the advising section of our website.