The Spanish Linguistics minor introduces students to the formal study of Spanish Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Sociolinguistics and Spanish in the U.S.
Students seeking to complete a minor in Spanish Linguistics must complete 24 quarter-hour credits of coursework, or 6 courses, distributed as follows:
- Two advanced language courses from the following:
- SPN 242 INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH LINGUISTICS
- 12 credits of advanced (300-level) coursework in Spanish linguistics, selected from the list of approved electives. Any three of the following may be chosen (additional courses may be considered with the approval of the student’s faculty advisor):
Depending on their level of prior expertise with Spanish, students may need to complete courses at the Basic and Intermediate levels before enrolling in 200 or 300-level language courses.
Students majoring in Spanish (B.A.) or minoring in Spanish or Commercial Spanish are restricted from earning this minor.