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Spanish

The Spanish minor assures a basic proficiency in Spanish and acquaints students with the language, literature, and traditions of the Spanish-speaking world. In today's global economy, this minor is an asset to almost any major.

Requirements: 

23-24 units

    Choose one course (4 units)​

    • SPA 100 Principles of Hispanic Literature and Criticism (4 units)
    • SPA 100S Principles of Hispanic Literature and Criticism (4 units)
    • SPA 141 Introduction to Spanish Culture (4 units)
    • SPA 141S Introduction to Spanish Culture (4 units)
    • SPA 170 Introduction to Latin American Culture (4 units)
    • SPA 170S Introduction to Latin American Culture (4 units)

    Choose one course (3-4 units)​

    • SPA 111N The Structure of Spanish: Sounds and Words (3 units)
    • SPA 115 History of the Spanish Language (4 units)
    • SPA 115S History of the Spanish Language (4 units)
    • SPA 116 Applied Spanish Linguistics (4 units)

    Choose one course (4 units)​

    • SPA 130 Survey of Spanish Literature to 1700 (4 units)
    • SPA 131N Survey of Spanish Literature: 1700 to Present (4 units)
    • SPA 134A Don Quijote I (4 units)
    • SPA 142 Special Topics in Spanish Cultural and Literary Studies (4 units)

    Choose one course (4 units)​

    • SPA 150N Survey of Latin American Literature to 1900 (4 units)
    • SPA 151 Survey of Latin American Literature 1900 to Present (4 units)
    • SPA 157 Great Works of Latin American Literature/Culture (4 units)
    • SPA 159 Special Topics in Latin American Literature and Culture (4 units)
    • SPA 159S Special Topics in Latin American Literature and Culture (4 units)

    Choose one course (4 units)​

    • SPA 117 Teaching Spanish as a Native Tongue in the U.S.: Praxis and Theory (4 units)
    • SPA 174 Chicano Culture (4 units)
    • SPA 176 Literature in Spanish Written in the United States (4 units)
    • SPA 177 California and Latin America (4 units)

    Choose an additional 4 units from upper division SPA courses (4 units)

    Total = 23-24 units

    Minor Advisors

    Laura Barrera
    ljbarrera@ucdavis.edu
    (530) 752-0835

    Lorenzo Zúñiga
    lozuniga@ucdavis.edu
    (530) 752-5799