UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

Program Description

The minor in Spanish consists of three emphases: (1) the general minor, (2) a minor for business students and (3) a minor for health science students.

Program Requirements

A. General Minor

1. Lower Division Required Courses (9 units)

SPAN 220A Intermediate Spanish I (3)
SPAN 220B Intermediate Spanish II (3)

Choose one from the following:

SPAN 210A/L Communicating in Spanish and Lab (2/1)
SPAN 210 Intermediate Spanish Conversation (3)

2. Upper Division Required Courses (15 units)

a. Language (6 units)

SPAN 306 Advanced Composition (3)
SPAN 401 Language and Culture (3)

b. Literature (6 units)
Choose one from the following:

SPAN 315A Literature of Spain I (3)
SPAN 315B Literature of Spain II (3)

Choose one from the following:

SPAN 363 Literature of Latin America I (3)
SPAN 364 Literature of Latin America II (3)

c. Linguistics (3 units)
Choose one from the following:

SPAN 400 Structure of the Spanish Language (3)
SPAN 425 Spanish Phonetics (3)

Total Units in the General Minor: 24

B. Minor in Spanish for Business Majors

1. Lower Division Required Courses (9 units)

SPAN 220A Intermediate Spanish I (3)
SPAN 220B Intermediate Spanish II (3)*

*SPAN 211, when offered, should be taken instead of SPAN 220B.

Choose one from the following:

SPAN 210A/L Communicating in Spanish and Lab (2/1)
SPAN 210 Intermediate Spanish Conversation (3)

2. Upper Division Required Courses (15 units)

a. Language and Culture (9 units)

SPAN 300 Advanced Conversational Spanish (3) (for non-natives only)
SPAN 306 Advanced Composition (3)
SPAN 310 Language and Contemporary Hispanic Life (3)

b. Spanish for Business (6 units)

SPAN 312 Readings in Spanish for Business (3)
SPAN 313 Beginning Commercial Correspondence (3)

Students with advanced placement, or native speakers who are not permitted to take SPAN 300 must include an additional upper division course chosen with the approval of an advisor.

Total Units in the Spanish for Business Minor: 24

C. Minor in Spanish for the Health Sciences

1. Lower Division Required Courses (9 units)

SPAN 220A Intermediate Spanish I (3)
SPAN 220B Intermediate Spanish II (3)

Choose one from the following:

SPAN 210A/L Communicating in Spanish and Lab (2/1)
SPAN 210 Intermediate Spanish Conversation (3)

2. Upper Division Required Courses (15 units)

a. Language (9 units)

SPAN 300 Advanced Conversational Spanish (3) (for non-natives only)
SPAN 303 Practical Spanish for Health Professionals (3)
SPAN 306 Advanced Composition (3)

b. Culture (3 units)

SPAN 310 Language and Contemporary Hispanic Life (3)

c. Medical Practicum (3 units)

SPAN 391 Medical Practicum: Interpreting for the Spanish Speaking (3)

Total Units in the Spanish for Health Sciences Minor: 24

Contact

Chair: Adrian Perez-Boluda
Sierra Tower (ST) 405
(818) 677-3467
www.csun.edu/humanities/modern-classical-languages-literatures