2023-2024 Catalog

 

Spanish Minor

Students desiring a Spanish Minor may choose one of three options: Spanish Language (18-21 credits), Spanish Language for Intercultural Studies (18-21 credits), or Hispanic Studies: Language and Culture (6-12 credits in Spanish Language , 6-12 credits in Culture)

Required courses

Spanish Language (18-21 credits)

 
SPA-117Beginning Spanish I

3

SPA-118Beginning Spanish II

3

SPA-237Intermediate Spanish I

3

SPA-238Intermediate Spanish II: Spanish for the Professions

3

SPA-347Advanced Spanish I: Conversations for the Workplace

3

SPA-349Advanced Spanish II: Writing for Professions

3

-or

INT-322Intercultural Internship

3 to 9

Students are required to pass SPA-349 with a minimum grade of "C" before advancing to other 300 or 400 level upper-division classes.

The foreign coordinator or the division chair may, however, grant some students permission to take another upper-division class at the same time that they are taking SPA-349.

Students may not elect to take SPA-117, SPA-118, SPA-237, or SPA-238 after successfully completing SPA-347, SPA-349, or any other upper-level courses, but may pursue CLEP credit prior to completing SPA-349.

CLEP Policy

Students may CLEP SPA-117, SPA-118, or SPA-237 for credit. However, students must CLEP these courses prior to completing SPA-349 or with approval of the foreign language coordinator to receive credit for their major or minor.

AP Credits Policy

Incoming freshmen who, prior to their enrollment at Indiana Wesleyan University, pass the AP Spanish Language Exam with a minimum score of 3 will receive credit for SPA-117. Students who pass the AP Spanish Language Exam with a minimum score of 4 will be awarded credit for SPA-117 and SPA-118. Students who pass the AP Spanish Language Exam with a score of 5 will be awarded credit for SPA 117, SPA 118, and SPA 237. AP credit for these courses will not meet intercultural competency.

Spanish Electives (6-12 credits)

SPA-348Culture and Civilization of Latin America

3

SPA-354Latin American History

3

SPA-357Spanish Linguistics and Phonology

3

SPA-365Special Topics in Hispanic Studies

3 to 12

SPA-370Hispanic Culture and Language Studies

3

SPA-371Hispanic Culture in the U.S.

3

SPA-372Culture and Civilization of Spain

3

SPA-420Advanced Spanish Grammar

3

SPA-457Survey of Spanish Literature

3

SPA-458Survey of Spanish American Literature

3

SPA-461Contemporary Spanish Literature

3

SPA-462Spanish Short Stories

3

SPA-465Special Topics in Spanish Literature

3 to 9

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