Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Minors and Certificates offered by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese

 

 

Iberian and Latin American Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics (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

The Transcript-Recognized Portuguese Minor requires students to take between 15 and 21 hours through the Spanish and Portuguese Department at The University of Texas at Austin or an accredited institution with the Study Abroad Office. At least nine hours should be categorized as in-residence.

Either: 

Requirements

Hours

Lower-division Portuguese for non-Spanish speakers:

POR 601D

First-Year Portuguese I

6

POR 610D

First-Year Portuguese II

6

POR 611D

Second-Year Portuguese

6

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 611S

Portuguese for Spanish Speakers II

6

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 611D

Second-Year Spanish

6

SPN 327C

Advanced Grammar and Writing in Context

3

or SPN 327N

Academic Writing for Heritage Speakers

SPN 367P

Spanish for the Professions (Topic 2: Business in Hispanic Life and Culture)

3

 

Requirements

Hours

For heritage speakers:

SPN 604

Accelerated Introductory Spanish for Heritage Learners

6

SPN 612

Accelerated Intermediate Spanish for Heritage Learners

6

SPN 327C

Advanced Grammar and Writing in Context

3

or SPN 327N

Academic Writing for Heritage Speakers

SPN 367P

Spanish for the Professions (Topic 2: 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 611D

Second-Year Spanish

6

SPN 327C

Advanced Grammar and Writing in Context

3

or SPN 327N

Academic Writing for Heritage Speakers

SPN 367P

Spanish for the Professions (Topic 1: Spanish for Health Care Professions)

3

 

Requirements

Hours

For heritage speakers:

SPN 604

Accelerated Introductory Spanish for Heritage Learners

6

SPN 612

Accelerated Intermediate Spanish for Heritage Learners

6

SPN 327C

Advanced Grammar and Writing in Context

3

or SPN 327N

Academic Writing for Heritage Speakers

SPN 367P

Spanish for the Professions (Topic 1: Spanish for Health Care Professions)

3

 



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