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Spanish Linguistics (Minor)

Course Requirements​

The Spanish Linguistics minor introduces students to the formal study of Spanish Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Sociolinguistics and Spanish in the U.S.

Students seeking to complete a minor in Spanish Linguistics must complete 24 quarter-hour credits of coursework, or 6 courses, distributed as follows:

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select two advanced language courses from the following:8
SPN 201
ADVANCED GRAMMAR AND COMMUNICATION
SPN 202
ADVANCED COMPOSITION AND COMMUNICATION
SPN 203
ADVANCED CONVERSATION
SPN 205
ADVANCED GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION FOR HERITAGE SPEAKERS I
SPN 206
ADVANCED GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION FOR HERITAGE SPEAKERS II
SPN 207
ADVANCED CONVERSATION FOR THE HERITAGE SPEAKER
Required:
SPN 242INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH LINGUISTICS4
Select 12 credits of advanced (300-level) coursework from the list of approved electives. Any three of the following may be chosen (additional courses may be considered with the approval of the student's faculty advisor):12
SPN 351
SPANISH IN THE U.S.
SPN 352
SPANISH PHONOLOGY AND PHONETICS
SPN 353
THE STRUCTURE OF SPANISH
SPN 354
SPANISH SOCIOLINGUISTICS
SPN 355
THE HISTORY OF THE SPANISH LANGUAGE
SPN 391
SOCIOLINGUISTICS OF HERITAGE LANGUAGE LITERACY
SPN 397
SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPANISH (depending on topic, with advisor approval)
SPN 399
INDEPENDENT STUDY (depending on topic, with advisor approval)
MOL 354
THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS/CURRENT RESEARCH SECOND/FOREIGN LANGUAGE ACQUISITION
MOL 356
PSYCHOLINGUISTICS

Depending on their level of prior expertise with Spanish, students may need to complete courses at the Basic and Intermediate levels before enrolling in 200 or 300-level language courses. 

Students majoring in Spanish (BA) or minoring in Spanish or Commercial Spanish are restricted from earning this minor.

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