Requirements for a Minor in Spanish Language & Literature (SPN) [Printable PDF]

All upper-division courses in Spanish offered to fulfill minor requirements must be passed with a letter grade of C or higher. At least nine credits of upper-division Spanish courses must be earned at Stony Brook to complete the minor. 

For information on Placement in Spanish classes and Placement exams, see here.

Completion of the minor requires 24 credits.

A. Basic Language

  • SPN 311 (formerly SPN 221) Spanish Conversation and Composition OR SPN 310 (formerly SPN 220) Spanish Grammar and Composition for students of Hispanic-American background

  • SPN 312 (formerly SPN 222) Introduction to Literary Studies

  • SPN 321 (formerly SPN 301) Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition

  • SPN 393 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics

B. Advanced Courses

  • FOUR other upper-division SPN courses, two of which must be at the 400 level. One of the 300 level courses can be HUL 324, HUS 361, HUS 371 or HUS 390.

Updated May 2013


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