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The Spanish Minor

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR: 18 credits

All students wishing to complete a Spanish Minor must take a minimum of 18 credit hours of Spanish at the Spanish 100 level and higher. A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor. Courses taught in English may not be counted toward the minor.

PRESCRIBED COURSES: 9 credits
Spanish 100 (3) Intermediate Grammar and Composition
Spanish 110 (3) Intermediate Conversation
Spanish 215 (3) Introduction to Spanish Linguistics or Spanish 253W (3) Introduction to Hispanic Literature

SPAN 100 and SPAN 110 may be taken concurrently, but both must be taken before either SPAN 215 or SPAN 253W.

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS: 9 credits
Select 3 credits of Spanish courses
Select 6 credits of 400-level Spanish courses
 

The Spanish Minor – Heritage, Bilingual & Native Speakers of Spanish

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR: 18 credits
All students wishing to complete a Spanish Minor must take a minimum of 18 credit hours of Spanish at the Spanish 100 level and higher. A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor. Courses taught in English may not be counted toward the minor.

PRESCRIBED COURSES: 9 credits
Spanish 100A (3) Intermediate Grammar and Composition for Spanish Bilinguals
Spanish 301 (3) Advanced Writing and Stylistics in Spanish for Spanish Speakers
Spanish 215 (3) Introduction to Spanish Linguistics or Spanish 253W (3) Introduction to Hispanic Literature

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS: 9 credits
Select 3 credits of Spanish courses
Select 6 credits of 400-level Spanish courses

 Students interested in applying for this minor should print and complete the Entrance to Minor Form located at: http://www.registrar.psu.edu/student_forms/entrancetominor.pdf  This form must be signed by your major adviser at Penn State Berks.

* This minor is also offered at Penn State Altoona and University Park, College of the Liberal Arts.

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