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Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture Minor

Effective Fall 2020

Exclusions:

A minor in Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture is not open to students with a major in Spanish or any other minor in Romance Languages and Literatures. The Department offers majors in French, Italian, Romance Languages & Literatures, and Spanish. It offers minors in French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Advising

Appointments are scheduled online or at the department office, 4108 Modern Languages Building, (734) 764-5344.

Prerequisites

SPANISH 277 (or 275 & 276). The prerequisite will be waived for Residential College students who complete one RCLANG 324 readings course in Spanish.

Students who complete a second and/or a third RCLANG 324 course will receive major credit for a Spanish elective at the 300 level.

For eligible students, SPANISH 278, Spanish for Heritage Language Learners, can be substituted for SPANISH 277.

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 21

A minimum of 7 courses (21 credits) of at least 3 credits each, beyond the prerequisite, including:

  • 4 courses of at least 3 credits each from SPANISH courses numbered 279 to 399
  • 3 courses of at least 3 credits each from SPANISH courses at the 400-level

Students should consult a department advisor and develop a balanced program of study that includes the cultural production of various countries and historical periods.

Constraints

  • Specific course selections must include three literature courses.
  • Other courses, or "electives in Spanish," may be selected in Hispanic culture, linguistics, and film.
  • Each course to be counted toward the minor must be at least 3 credits.
  • No more than one Independent Study and one internship course (6 credits) can be included in the major/minor.
  • Students may count only one of ITALIAN 410 or PORTUG 280 toward the Spanish minor.
  • SPANISH 308 does not count toward the minor.

Residency

A minimum of 4 courses of at least 3 credits each for the minor must be taken either in residence or through a study- abroad program affiliated with the University of Michigan.

Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture (Minor) (Fall 2016 - Summer 2020)

Effective Fall 2016

Exclusions:

A minor in Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture is not open to students with a major in Spanish or any other minor in Romance Languages and Literatures. The Department offers majors and minors in French, Italian, and Spanish. We remind you that you may major or minor in a Romance language, but not both.

Advising

Appointments are scheduled online or at the department office, 4108 Modern Languages Building, (734) 764-5344.

Prerequisites

SPANISH 277 (or 275 & 276). The prerequisite will be waived for Residential College students who complete one RCLANG 324 readings course in Spanish.

Students who complete a second and/or a third RCLANG 324 course will receive major credit for a Spanish elective at the 300 level.

For eligible students, SPANISH 278, Spanish for Heritage Language Learners, can be substituted for SPANISH 277.

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 18

A minimum of 6 courses (18 credits) of at least 3 credits each, beyond the prerequisite, including:

  • 3 courses of at least 3 credits each from SPANISH courses numbered 279 to 399
  • 3 courses of at least 3 credits each from SPANISH courses at the 400-level

Students should consult a department advisor and develop a balanced program of study that includes the cultural production of various countries and historical periods.

Constraints

  • Specific course selections must include three literature courses.
  • Other courses, or "electives in Spanish," may be selected in Hispanic culture, linguistics, and film.
  • Each course to be counted toward the minor must be at least 3 credits.
  • No more than one Independent Study and one internship course (6 credits) can be included in the major/minor.
  • Students may count only one of ITALIAN 410 or PORTUG 280 toward the Spanish minor.
  • SPANISH 308 does not count toward the minor.

Residency

A minimum of 4 courses of at least 3 credits each for the minor must be taken either in residence or through a study- abroad program affiliated with the University of Michigan.

Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture Minor (Winter 2016-Summer 2016)

A minor in Spanish Language,  Literature, and Culture is not open to students with a major in Spanish or any other  minor in Romance Languages and Literatures.

Effective Date for changes: Winter 2016-Summer 2016

If you are majoring in another field, the Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture minor offers you an opportunity to complement the knowledge gained in your principal field, while adding a cultural and linguistic dimension to your academic experience.

Prerequisites to the Minor

SPANISH 277 (or 275 & 276). The prerequisite will be waived for Residential College students who complete one RCLANG 324 readings course in Spanish. Students who complete a second and/or a third RCLANG 324 course will receive major credit for a Spanish elective at the 300 level. For eligible students, SPANISH 278, Spanish for Heritage Language Learners, can be substituted for SPANISH 277.

Requirements for the Minor

A minimum of 7 courses (21 credits) of at least 3 credits each, beyond the prerequisite, including:

  • 4 courses of at least 3 credits each from SPANISH courses numbered 279 to 399
  • 3 courses of at least 3 credits each from SPANISH courses at the 400-level

Specific course selections must include three literature courses. Other courses, or "electives in Spanish," may be selected in Hispanic culture, linguistics, and film. Students should consult a department advisor and develop a balanced program of study that includes the cultural production of various countries and historical periods.

Constraints

  • Each course to be counted toward the minor must be at least 3 credits.
  • No more than one Independent Study and one internship course (6 credits) can be included in the major/minor.
  • Students may count only one of ITALIAN 410 or PORT 415 toward the Spanish minor.
  • SPANISH 308 does not count toward the minor.

Residence Requirement. A minimum of 4 courses of at least 3 credits each for the minor must be taken either in residence or through a study- abroad program affiliated with the University of Michigan.

Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture Minor (Fall 2014 - Fall 2015)

A minor in Spanish Language,  Literature, and Culture is not open to students with a major in Spanish or any other  minor in Romance Languages and Literatures.

Effective Date for changes: Fall 2014-Fall 2015

If you are majoring in another field, the Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture minor offers you an opportunity to complement the knowledge gained in your principal field, while adding a cultural and linguistic dimension to your academic experience.

Available to students entering LSA or the University in Fall 2011 or thereafter

Prerequisites to the Minor

SPANISH 277 (or 275 & 276). The prerequisite will be waived for Residential College students who complete one RCLANG 324 readings course in Spanish. Students who complete a second and/or a third RCLANG 324 course will receive major credit for a Spanish elective at the 300 level.  For eligible students, SPANISH 278, Spanish for Heritage Language Learners, can be substituted for SPANISH 277.

Requirements for the Minor

A minimum of 7 courses (21  credits) of at least 3 credits each, beyond the prerequisite, including:

  • 12 credits chosen from courses numbered SPANISH 279 to 399
  • 9 credits chosen from courses at the 400 level

Specific course selections must include three literature courses. Other courses, or "electives in Spanish," may be selected in Hispanic culture, linguistics, and film. Students should consult a department advisor and develop a balanced program of study that includes the cultural production of various countries and historical periods. 

Constraints

Each course to be counted toward the minor must be at least 3 credits.

No more than one Independent Study and one internship course (6 credits) can be included in the major/minor.

Students may count only one of ITALIAN 410 or PORT 415 toward the Spanish minor

SPANISH 308 does not count toward the minor.

Residence Requirement

 At least 12 of the required 21 credits for the minor must be taken either in residence or through a study-abroad program affiliated with the University of Michigan.

Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture Minor (Winter 2014-Summer 2014)

A minor in Spanish Language,  Literature, and Culture is not open to students with a major in Spanish or any other  minor in Romance Languages and Literatures.

Effective Date for changes: Winter 2014-Summer 2014

Students wishing to pursue a minor must develop a specific plan for its completion in consultation with a Spanish department advisor. Appointments may be scheduled at 4108 Modern Languages Building, (734) 764-5344.

If you are majoring in another field, the Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture minor offers you an opportunity to complement the knowledge gained in your principal field, while adding a cultural and linguistic dimension to your academic experience.

Effective Date for changes: Winter 2014

Available to students entering LSA or the University in Fall 2011 or thereafter

Prerequisites to the Minor

SPANISH 277 (or 275 & 276). The prerequisite will be waived for Residential College students who complete one RCLANG 324 readings course in Spanish. Students who complete a second and/or a third RCLANG 324 course will receive major credit for a Spanish elective at the 300 level.  For eligible students, SPANISH 278, Spanish for Heritage Language Learners, can be substituted for SPANISH 277.

Requirements for the Minor

A minimum of 21 approved credits beyond the prerequisite, including:

  • 12 credits chosen from courses numbered SPANISH 279 to 399
  • 9 credits chosen from courses at the 400 level

Specific course selections must include three literature courses. Other courses, or "electives in Spanish," may be selected in Hispanic culture, linguistics, and film. Students should consult a department advisor and develop a balanced program of study that includes the cultural production of various countries and historical periods. 

Constraints

No more than one Independent Study or Internship course (3 credits) can be included in a minor.

Students may count only one of ITALIAN 410 or PORT 415 toward the Spanish minor

Residence Requirement

 At least 12 of the required 21 credits for the minor must be taken either in residence or through a study-abroad program affiliated with the University of Michigan.

Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture Minor (Fall 2012 - Fall 2013)

A minor in Spanish Language,  Literature, and Culture is not open to students with a major in Spanish or any other  minor in Romance Languages and Literatures.

Effective Date for changes: Fall 2012-Fall 2013

Students wishing to pursue a minor must develop a specific plan for its completion in consultation with a Spanish department advisor. Appointments may be scheduled at 4108 Modern Languages Building, (734) 764-5344.

If you are majoring in another field, the Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture minor offers you an opportunity to complement the knowledge gained in your principal field, while adding a cultural and linguistic dimension to your academic experience.

Effective Date for changes: Fall 2012-Fall 2013

Available to students entering LSA or the University in Fall 2011 or thereafter

Prerequisites to the Minor

SPANISH 277 (or 275 & 276). The prerequisite will be waived for Residential College students who complete one RCLANG 324 readings course in Spanish. Students who complete a second and/or a third RCLANG 324 course will receive major credit for a Spanish elective at the 300 level.  For eligible students, SPANISH 278, Spanish for Heritage Language Learners, can be substituted for SPANISH 277.

The Minor

A minimum of 21 approved credits beyond the prerequisite, including:

  • 12 credits chosen from courses numbered SPANISH 279 to 399
  • 9 credits chosen from courses at the 400 level

Specific course selections must include three literature courses. Other courses, or "electives in Spanish," may be selected in Hispanic culture, linguistics, and film. Students should consult a department advisor and develop a balanced program of study that includes the cultural production of various countries and historical periods. 

Constraints

No more than one Independent Study or Internship course (3 credits) can be included in a minor.

Residence Requirement

 At least 12 of the required 21 credits for the minor must be taken either in residence or through a study-abroad program affiliated with the University of Michigan.