Jul 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Hispanic Studies Minor (E)

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The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures offers a Minor in Hispanic Studies for those students who, in order to complement their majors, wish to continue their study of the Spanish language and its cultural and literary expressions produced in Europe, Spanish American and the Latino community in the United States. Students may choose to concentrate on a single region of the Hispanic world (Spain, Spanish America, or Latino in US), or a combination of regions and/or content areas.

REAL Curriculum

The minor earns students credit for Humanistic and Artistic Expression. In addition, students also have the option to complete their upper-level Writing Intensive (WI) course by enrolling in a writing-focused elective. Students need majors and/or minors to fulfill the R, A, and L areas to complete the REAL Curriculum requirements.

REAL Cornerstone Requirements

Writing Intensive (WI) Courses (6 credits)

Writing Intensive courses are denoted below with a (WI). Two writing intensive courses are required to graduate, with at least one at the 300- or 400-level. The Hispanic Studies minor includes 0-6 credits of writing intensive courses.

General Education Requirements

General Education courses will be denoted below with a (GE). Students are required to take at least 30 credit hours of general education designated courses within their degree requirements. The Spanish Program includes up to 3 general education credits.

Minor Requirements (15 credits)

Total Credit Hours for the Minor 15

Additional Information

A minimum grade point average of 2.0 is required. Students who are pursuing a Minor in Hispanic Studies must complete 15 credit hours in Spanish with at least 12 credits hours on the 300-level and above (current 300-level starts at 303). The Minor in Hispanic Studies must include CCST/SPAN190 (GE), and only 3 credit hours from CCST/SPAN 190 can be applied toward this minor. Students minoring in Hispanic Studies may wish to pursue a second minor in Intercultural Studies. Students not seeking a minor in Hispanic Studies may still receive elective, writing intensive, and general education credits.

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