Spanish Minor

Prerequisite for Minor Entry

Students must demonstrate proficiency in SPAN 201 and SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish (4 hours each) (or placement exam) prior to entry into the Spanish minor.

Minor Requirements

20-22 credit hours

Based on placement exam score, complete either:

A thorough review of Spanish to develop intermediate high proficiency, as defined by ACTFL. Activities include reading authentic texts, writing in a variety of styles, and developing strategies for communication. Three class sessions and one laboratory per week. Prerequisite: SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish II or placement by exam.
A thorough review of Spanish to develop intermediate high proficiency, as defined by ACTFL. Activities include reading authentic texts, writing in a variety of styles, and developing strategies for communication. Three class sessions and one laboratory per week. Prerequisite: SPAN 301 Intermediate/Advanced Spanish I or placement by exam.

OR

A thorough review of Spanish to develop intermediate high proficiency, as defined by ACTFL. Activities include reading authentic texts, writing in a variety of styles, and developing strategies for communication. Three class sessions and one laboratory per week. Prerequisite: SPAN 301 Intermediate/Advanced Spanish I or placement by exam.
This course examines the Latino populations of the U.S. and develops academic Spanish for those who learned Spanish outside of a formal school setting. Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite: Placement by testing or instructor permission.

Choose one of the following options:

A one-semester introduction to the cultures and civilizations of the Iberian Peninsula. Students continue to develop skills toward advanced proficiency as defined by ACTFL. Activities to include reading authentic texts and listening to and interacting with native speakers of Spanish. Areas of study may include history, art, music, the role of religion, governmental systems and gender differences. Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite SPAN 302 or instructor’s permission.
n introduction to the cultures and civilizations of Latin America. Students continue to develop skills toward advanced proficiency, as defined by ACTFL. Activities include reading authentic texts, field trips, and listening to native speakers. Areas of study may include history, art, music, the role of religion, governmental systems, and gender differences. Taught in Spanish. Corequisite/Prerequisite: SPAN 302 Intermediate/Advanced Spanish II or concurrent enrollment in SPAN 302 Intermediate/Advanced Spanish II or instructor's permission.
A one-semester introduction to Spanish peninsular literature. This course introduces students to selected masters and periods of Spanish literature and reflects on matters of faith ads revealed in the pieces studied. Students continue to develop skills toward advanced proficiency as defined by ACTFL. Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 302 Advanced Spanish or equivalent.
This course introduces students to selected masters and periods of Latin American literature and reflects on matters of faith as revealed in the pieces studied. Students continue to develop skills toward advanced proficiency, as defined by ACTFL. Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPAN 302 Advanced Spanish or equivalent.
Supervised experience in a situation demanding extensive use of Spanish. Admission and credit hours determined by instructor. Pass/No Pass.
2 hours of SPAN 475 required
After completing SPAN 301 & 302 or SPAN 302 & 303 or at least one upper-division SPAN class (3-4 credits) at George Fox University, students must choose 12 semester hours in an approved study abroad program in a Spanish-speaking country (credits abroad must be at 300-level or above and taught entirely in Spanish).