Minor in Spanish Language
The Minor in Spanish Language is a 2 year-long program composed of 18-credit hours. This minor aims to equip students with beginner written and oral skills in the Spanish language in a range of contexts. Students will acquire the ability to speak, listen to, read and write about familiar everyday topics applicable to the Spanish-speaking world. Upon completion of 6 courses, Spanish students should have acquired the skills necessary to sit the official international exam DELE A2 set by the Instituto Cervantes, an entity internationally recognized as the guarding body of the Spanish language in the world.
- Min grade requirement: None
- Pre-requisite: Approval of department chair
- Targeted students: All students
- To enable students to listen, speak, read and write Spanish at intermediate level, upon successful completion of A1, A2 in the course of 2 years.
- To prepare students to successfully interact within culture, media, heritage, literature, art, history and civilization from Spanish-speaking countries around the world.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Conduct simple and familiar conversations in Spanish.
- Produce simple spoken Spanish based on familiar everyday topics, demonstrating understanding of Spanish pronunciation.
- Demonstrate the ability to read and write texts about everyday situations using simple and complex sentences on familiar topics or topics of personal interest.
- Apply basic Spanish grammatical rules to produce correct sentences in various contexts.
- Interpret key cultural aspects of the Spanish-speaking countries within a variety of fields such as art, history, media, music, and cuisine.
Required Credit Hours :
minimum 18 hours