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 (4 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.)

Spanish Minor Checklist

Review the Spanish Minor Checklist (PDF) with your academic advisor to ensure that you are taking the necessary courses and credits to graduate. If you have any questions, please contact your advisor or visit the Academic Advising website for more information.