Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Slippery Rock University

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.
  • Exemption from SPAN 101, SPAN 102, SPAN 103, SPAN 200, SPAN 201, SPAN 220 courses may be possible based on the outcome of the placement exam given by the Modern Languages Department. Both English and Native Spanish speakers should consult the Modern Languages and Cultures for information. CLEP, AP and OPI credits are acceptable for SPAN 200, SPAN 201, SPAN 220.
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 two courses at the 300/400 Level (required) 16
Select additional Spanish Courses to equal 18 credits in the Minor 2
Total Hours18

A grade of “C” or better is required


Any Spanish course except SPAN 101, SPAN 102, or SPAN 104.


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

Effective Fall 2020
Revised 08.17.2020
UCC 03.05.2020