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College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies

109 Satterfield Hall
Tel: 330-672-2150

The Spanish minor enables students to develop skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing, and also acquire knowledge of the literatures and cultures of Spain and Latin America. To achieve these goals, students study grammar, composition, speaking, Spanish and Spanish-American civilization and Spanish, Spanish-American and Hispanic literature with emphasis on culture.


Attribute Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Attribute Course Title Credits Min. Grade
  SPAN 18201 Elementary Spanish I (4)    
  SPAN 18202 Elementary Spanish II (4)    
  SPAN 28201 Intermediate Spanish I (3)    
  SPAN 28202 Intermediate Spanish II (3)    
Attribute Course Title Credits Min. Grade
  SPAN 38211 Spanish Grammar and Composition 3  
  SPAN 38213 Spanish Reading and Conversation 3  
  SPAN 38421 Civilization in Spain 3  
  SPAN 38424 Culture and Civilization of Latin America 3  
  Spanish 40000-level course 3  
  Choose from the following: 3  
WIC/ELR SPAN 38330 Early Spanish Literature (3)    
WIC/ELR SPAN 38331 Recent Spanish Literature (3)    
  Choose from the following: 3  
 WIC/ELR SPAN 38334 Early Spanish-American Literature (3)    
 WIC/ELR SPAN 38335 Recent Spanish-American Literature (3)    

Note: Prerequisites may be satisfied with demonstrated language proficiency.

Special Department Note: Some courses in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages are offered on a rotating basis. Rotations and course availability may change at any time. Please see the Department's course offering projections and advising information for assistance with course planning. 

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Minimum overall 2.000 GPA.
  2. Students must complete at least two upper-division courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).