Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Slippery Rock University

Professional Spanish, Minor

Curriculum Guide

GPA Requirement

Minor GPA: 2.00 or higher

Minor Requirements

  • Students must complete at least 6 credit hours in their minor from SRU
  • A minimum of 6 credit hours must be upper division (courses numbered 300 and above)
  • A minor shall be no fewer than 18 credits
  • Please Note: Based on the Placement Test administered by the Department of Modern Languages & Cultures, a student may exempt any or all of the courses at the 100 and 200 levels.
Required Spanish Courses
SPAN 103Spanish Language & Culture III 13
SPAN 200Writing in Spanish for the Professions I 13
SPAN 201Speaking in Spanish for the Professions I 13
SPAN 220Understanding Hispanic Cultures Through Reading 13
Select one of the following:3
Communication in Spanish for the Elementary Classroom (for College of Education students only) 1
Developing Communicative and Cultural Competence for the Workplace 1
Select one of the following:3
Writing in Spanish for the Professions II 1
Speaking in Spanish for the Professions II 1
Spain Today 1
U.S. Latino Cultures 1
Hispanic Civilization for the K-12 Classroom (12-week course) 1
Hispanic Children's Literature for the K-12 Classroom (12-week course) 1
Latin American Today 1
Spanish Literature 1800 to Present 1
Introduction to Translation 1
The Sounds of Spanish 1
Writing in Spanish for the Professions III 1
Speaking in Spanish for the Professions III 1
Exploring Spanish Culture through Media 1
Exploring Latin American Cultures through Media 1
Teaching World Languages
Total Hours18

A grade of “C” or better is required.


Some courses may require pre-requisites. Please see course descriptions to determine if there are any pre-requisites for that specific course.

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

This program is effective as of Fall 2020
UCC 03.05.20
Revised 08.17.20