Minor in Spanish & Latin American Languages, Literatures & Cultures

The requirements for the minor in Spanish and Latin American Language and Literature are as follows:


For students who declare in the Fall 2019 semester or after: 

18 credit hours in courses for the minor and satisfactory completion of the prerequisite introducing language sequence. Required courses: SPAN 2006 or SPAN 2056 and SPAN 3100 plus 12 credits in any Spanish (SPAN) courses at the 3000 level or above. At least 3 of these credits must be in literary studies. No more than three courses taken abroad may count toward the minor (excluding GW Study Centers in Chile and Spain). *Only 3 of the 6 credits earned in SPAN 2056 can be applied to the minor.


For students who declared before Fall 2019:

18 credit hours, consisting of three courses chosen from Span 2005-3040; Span 3100, and two courses in literature at the 3000-4000 level (from Span 3300 to Span 4700). No more than three courses taken abroad may count toward the minor (excluding GW Study Centers in Chile and Spain).

FA 19 Major/Minor Advising

Heather Bamford (A-H)
Christopher Britt (I-N)
Yvonne Captain (O-T)
Sergio Waisman (U-Z) 

 

 

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 18 credits in courses for the minor and satisfactory completion of the prerequisite introductory language sequence.

Required
SPAN 2006Advanced Spanish II *
or SPAN 2056 Intensive Advanced Spanish
SPAN 3100Readings in Spanish and Latin American Literature
12 credits in any Spanish (SPAN) courses at the 3000 level or above. At least 3 of these credits must be in literary studies. Literary studies courses include:
SPAN 3400Theatre of Spain and Latin America
SPAN 3410Latin American Short Fiction
SPAN 3420The Essayist Tradition in Latin America
SPAN 3440Caribbean Literature and Culture
SPAN 3500Medieval Iberia in the Modern World
SPAN 3510Heresy and the Other in Early Modern Iberia
SPAN 3520Latin American Colonial Literature
SPAN 3530Enlightenment Spain
SPAN 3540Major Authors of Spain and Latin America
SPAN 3550Queer Latin America
SPAN 3570Women Writers of Spain and Latin America
SPAN 3600Special Topics
SPAN 3650Literature and Dictatorship
SPAN 3700Cinema of Spain and Latin America
SPAN 4410Contemporary Narrative in Latin America
SPAN 4450Mexican Literature and Culture
SPAN 4460Southern Cone Literature and Culture
SPAN 4480Studies in Latinx Cultural Production
SPAN 4510Cervantes Don Quixote
SPAN 4520Topics in the Avant-garde
SPAN 4540The Myth of the Two Spains
SPAN 45501898-1998: Spain's First Century without Empire
SPAN 4560Modern Poetry of Spain and Latin America
SPAN 4650Literary Translation
SPAN 4700Film as Text in Latin America

 *Only 3 of the 6 credits earned in SPAN 2056 are applied to this requirement.

Note: No more than three courses taken abroad may count toward the minor, excluding GW Study Centers in Chile and Spain.