Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Minors and Certificates offered by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Spanish Minor (2018-2020 catalog and later)

Eighteen semester credit hours, consisting of:

Requirements

Hours

SPC 320C

Topics in Iberian or Latin American Studies

3

SPN 327C

Advanced Grammar and Writing in Context

3

or SPN 327N

Academic Writing for Heritage Speakers

SPN 328C

Introduction to Literatures and Cultures

3

or SPN 330L

Introduction to Language and Linguistics in Society

Nine additional semester credit hours of SPN numbered 328 or above

9

 

Portuguese Minor (2016-2018 catalog and later)

Either: 

Requirements

Hours

Lower-division Portuguese for non-Spanish speakers:

POR 610D

First-Year Portuguese II

6

POR 311C

Portuguese Conversation and Culture 

3

POR 314C

Intermediate Writing and Grammar in Context 

3

Three semester hours of upper-division coursework in Portuguese 

3

One of the following courses:

3

POR 327C

Advanced Grammar and Writing in Context

POR 328C

Introduction to Literatures and Cultures

POR 330L

Introduction to Language and Linguistics in Society

Or: 

Requirements

Hours

Lower-division Portuguese for Spanish speakers:

POR 610S

Portuguese for Spanish Speakers I

6

POR 311J

Portuguese Conversation and Culture for Spanish Speakers

3

POR 314J

Intermediate Writing and Grammar in Context for Spanish Speakers

3

Three semester credit hours of upper-division Portuguese

3

One of the following courses:

3

POR 327C

Advanced Grammar and Writing in Context

POR 328C

Introduction to Literatures and Cultures

POR 330L

Introduction to Language and Linguistics in Society

 

Business Spanish Certificate

Between 18 and 24 semester credit hours of Spanish, consisting of: 

Requirements

Hours

For non-heritage speakers:

SPN 601D

First-Year Spanish I

6

SPN 610D

First-Year Spanish II

6

SPN 311

Intermediate Spanish

3

SPN 314

Spanish Conversation and Culture

3

SPN 327C

Advanced Grammar and Writing in Context

3

or SPN 327N

Academic Writing for Heritage Speakers

SPN 367D

Business in Hispanic Life and Culture

3

 

Requirements

Hours

For heritage speakers:

SPN 604

Accelerated Introductory Spanish for Heritage Learners

6

SPN 311J

Accelerated Intermediate Spanish for Heritage Learners

3

SPN 314J

Writing and Culture in Context for Heritage Learners 

3

SPN 327C

Advanced Grammar and Writing in Context

3

or SPN 327N

Academic Writing for Heritage Speakers

SPN 367D

Business in Hispanic Life and Culture

3

 

Spanish for the Medical Professions Certificate 

Between 18 and 24 semester credit hours of Spanish, consisting of: 

Requirements

Hours

For non-heritage speakers:

SPN 601D

First-Year Spanish I

6

SPN 610D

First-Year Spanish II

6

SPN 311

Intermediate Spanish

3

SPN 314

Spanish Conversation and Culture

3

SPN 327C

Advanced Grammar and Writing in Context

3

or SPN 327N

Academic Writing for Heritage Speakers

SPN 367C

Spanish for the Health Care Professions

3

 

Requirements

Hours

For heritage speakers:

SPN 604

Accelerated Introductory Spanish for Heritage Learners

6

SPN 311J

Accelerated Intermediate Spanish for Heritage Learners

3

SPN 314J

Writing and Culture in Context for Heritage Learners 

3

SPN 327C

Advanced Grammar and Writing in Context

3

or SPN 327N

Academic Writing for Heritage Speakers

SPN 367C

Spanish for the Health Care Professions

3

 



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