Students with a minor in Spanish must accumulate a minimum of 18 credits at the 200 and 300 levels, with at least one course at the 300 level. Students are encouraged to participate in one of the Goucher-sponsored study abroad programs in a Spanish-speaking country.

To complete the Spanish minor, students must take

  • SP 230 - Intermediate Conversation and Composition (4 Cr.) or SP 230S (4 Cr.) or SP 230V (4 Cr.)
  • SP 235 - Advanced Conversation and Composition (3 Cr.)
  • SP 254 - Survey of Peninsular Literatures and Cultures: An Exploration of Spain's Literary Journey (3 Cr.)
  • SP 294 - Survey of Latin-American Literatures and Cultures: Vision de los Vencidos, an Alternative Perspective (3 Cr.)
  • In addition to:

One 200-level elective (not including SP 229).

Students may choose from the following courses:

  • SP 240 - The Critical Pedagogue: Teaching Spanish as a Cross-Cultural Transformative Process (3 Cr.)
  • SP 250 - Special Topics in Cultures and Civilizations of the Spanish-Speaking World (3 Cr.)
  • SP 260 - Spanish in the Media (4 Cr.)
  • SP 263 - Spanish in the Workplace: Language and Culture (4 Cr.)
  • SP 265 - The Intrepid Dialectologist: Learning Spanish Through Dialects and Service Learning (3 Cr.)

One course at the 300-level, as a minimum.

Students may choose from the following courses:

  • SP 318 - "Trans-Nationally Queer": Finding a Voice Through Art in the Gay Spanish Speaking World (3 Cr.)
  • SP 320 - Fable, Fantasy, and Francoism: Narratives of the Spanish Civil War (3 Cr.)
  • SP 328 - Crime and Punishment in Latin American Cinema (3 Cr.)
  • SP 332 - Special Topics in Spanish Peninsular Literature (3 Cr.)
  • SP 340 - Social Criticism Through Written and Visual Texts (3 Cr.)
  • SP 345 - Special Topics in Latin American Literature (3 Cr.)
  • SP 360 - Special Topics in Spanish Translation (3 Cr.)