The Spanish minor allows you to strengthen your language skills while becoming more familiar with a range of Spanish-speaking countries and cultures.
The Spanish minor allows you to delve much deeper than just learning a language. The course of study prepares you to interact with European and Latin American Spanish speakers in professional and travel settings. It provides you with the social and cultural background that enriches such interactions. You will not only receive an advanced education in conversation, grammar and composition, but also gain the opportunity to engage with classic historical and contemporary artistic works from Spain and Latin America, in the original Spanish.
Course topics include Latin-American Women Writers and Post-Colonial Dialogues in Hispanic Literature. You are encouraged to transfer in credits from a Study Abroad program toward completion of the Spanish minor. Review the course requirements for this minor.
Students will examine a variety of cultural texts including literature, film and music. Literary and other written texts will provide examples of language through time and forms of expression in the different Spanish-speaking regions. Spanish language films will offer an opportunity to hear the language in a variety of voices and to see the cities and landscapes of the Spanish-speaking world.
Clara Eugenia Ronderos
Associate Professor of Spanish Language and Literature
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