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Revised 2017-2018.

This minor presents an excellent opportunity to acquire the necessary language and cultural skills to be able to use Spanish as part of your academic and career plans.

Based on the results of their online placement test, students will be advised to enrol in any of the courses below. It must be noted that many language courses build on the learning of previous courses; therefore, it is difficult, if not impossible, for students to take more than one SPN course per semester.

Administered by: Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Exclusions: This minor is not available to students in the following programs:


To receive this Minor, students must complete six (6) courses from the following curriculum:

Two (2) of the following:

SPN 402 Spanish Conversation and Pronunciation
SPN 510 Spanish for Native Speakers
SPN 515 Introduction to Business Spanish
SPN 610 Spanish Composition for Native Speakers
SPN 702 Communication in Business Spanish
SPN 802 Spanish for Business Strategies

Plus four (4) of the following:

SPN 301 Intermediate Spanish I
SPN 401 Intermediate Spanish II
SPN 402 Spanish Conversation and Pronunciation
SPN 501 Advanced Spanish I
SPN 503 Gender and Religion in Early Modern Spain
SPN 507 English-Spanish Translation I
SPN 510 Spanish for Native Speakers
SPN 515 Introduction to Business Spanish
SPN 601 Advanced Spanish II
SPN 607 English-Spanish Translation II
SPN 610 Spanish Composition for Native Speakers
SPN 702 Communication in Business Spanish
SPN 704 Latin American Culture I
SPN 705 The Boom in Latin American Literature
SPN 707 Spanish-English Translation
SPN 708 Contemporary Spanish Fiction
SPN 710 History of the Spanish Language
SPN 802 Spanish for Business Strategies
SPN 803 Latin American Short Story
SPN 804 Latin American Culture II
SPN 810 Cultural Context of Writing

Students interested in pursuing a minor in Spanish should consult with the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures early in their studies. To achieve a minor in Spanish, planning is key.


Please see Senate Policy 148 for further information about Minors.