1. Undergraduate Minors
  2. Spanish

Spanish| Minor

The Spanish Minor can be added alongside any undergraduate major to expand the student's knowledge of Spanish as a language, as well as the culture that it comes from. This is perfect for students looking to immerse themselves in the Spanish Language.

Requirements for the Spanish Minor

Students wishing to take a Spanish Minor must take 20 semester credit hours, including:

  • SP 201 Intermediate Spanish (3 Semester Hours)*

  • SP 220 Spanish Conversation and Composition (3 Semester Hours)

  • SP 221 Advanced Spanish Grammar (3 Semester Hours)

  • SP 346 Tutoring Hours in Spanish (3 Semester Hours)

As well as 9 semester credits from the following:

Experiential Learning

  • SP 301 Spanish for the Professional Environment (3 Semester Hours)

  • SP 302 Spanish for Medical Professions (3 Semester Hours)

  • SP 303 Spanish for Criminal Justice (3 Semester Hours)

  • SP 250/350/450 Internship in Spanish (3 Semester Hours)

Linguistics

  • SP 310 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics (3 Semester Hours)

Literature and Civilization

  • SP 320 Introduction to Hispanic Literature (3 Semester Hours)

  • SP 321 Hispanic Women Writers (3 Semester Hours)

  • SP 322 Hispanic Cinema (3 Semester Hours)

  • SP 323 Latin American Dictator Literature (3 Semester Hours)

  • SP 324 Latin American Theater (3 Semester Hours)

  • SP 325 Introduction to Hispanic Culture and Civilization (3 Semester Hours)

  • SP 326 U.S. Latino Literature and Civilization (3 Semester Hours)

  • SP 327 Afro-Caribbean Literature and Civilization (3 Semester Hours)

Service

  • SP 345 Service Learning in Spanish (3 Semester Hours)

  • SP 346 Tutoring Hours in Spanish (3 Semester Hours)

Self-Discovery

  • SP 260/360 Independent Studies in Spanish (2-4 Semester Hours)

  • SP 170-79/270-79/370-79 Special Topics in Spanish (2-4 Semester Hours)

  • SP 340 Language and Study Abroad (3 Semester Hours)

Students are also encouraged to arrange a study-abroad in a Spanish-speaking country. Lake Erie College offers programs in Spain and Argentina. Credit earned through these programs is considered part of the Lake Erie College Spanish minor sequence. Students interested in experiences at other institutions must have approval from the Spanish department and the Study Abroad office.