Spanish Minor

St. Kate’s also offers a five-course minor in Spanish. Depending upon your proficiency, the required courses will vary.

Prerequisite courses

  • SPAN 1120: Elementary Spanish II (with a grade of B or higher)


  • SPAN 3050: Visions of the Hispanic World: Reading to Speak & Write
  • SPAN 3250: Advanced Spanish: Introduction to Critical Analysis of Literature

Plus one to three of the following courses:

  • SPAN 2110: Intermediate Spanish I
  • SPAN 2120: Intermediate Spanish II
  • SPAN 3160: Hispanics in the United States

If you place into SPAN 2110 and/or 2120, you may count it/them toward the minor. Thereafter, you will need to take SPAN 2120 (if applicable), SPAN 3050 and 3250, in addition to one or two courses at the 3000- or 4000-level (for a total of five 4-credit courses or 20 credits).

If you place into SPAN 3050, you will have fulfilled the University’s language requirement but will still need to complete SPAN 3250 and an additional three of the following courses (with a minimum grade of C) to fulfill requirements for the minor:

  • SPAN 3550: Galdos and the Generation of 1898
  • SPAN 3700: Contemporary Spanish American Literature
  • SPAN 4000: Hispanic Masterpieces
  • SPAN 4100: Hispanic Women Writers
  • SPAN 4604: Internship
  • SPAN 4954: Independent Study
  • SPAN 4994: Topics
  • SPAN 4860: Senior Seminar

For detailed course descriptions, visit the courses page.