St. John's College of Liberal Arts and SciencesQueens Campus
Bienvenidos! Students pursuing a Spanish minor learn writing and speaking skills in the language, as well as important aspects of Spanish civilization (art, literature, history, culture, and politics). This knowledge opens doors for students in the fields of education, business, politics, journalism, translation, and the arts.
The Spanish minor requires students to complete 15 credits of the following, chosen under departmental supervision.
SPA 1010 Spanish, Level ISPA 1020 Spanish, Level IISPA 2030 Spanish, Level IIISPA 2040 Intermediate Spanish ConversationSPA 2050 Readings in Modern SpanishSPA 3090; 3100 Masterpieces of Hispanic Literature I; IISPA 3110; 3120 Advanced Spanish ConversationSPA 2150 Spanish for Law-Related CareersSPA 2170 Spanish for Medical PersonnelSPA 2350 Spanish for Bilingual HispanicsSPA 2360 Review of Spanish GrammarSPA 3450 Spanish FeminismSPA 3550 Civilization of SpainSPA 3560 Civilization of Spanish AmericaSPA 3570 Medieval Spanish LiteratureSPA 3580 Works of Cervantes ISPA 3581 Works of Cervantes IISPA 3600 Contemporary SpainSPA 3610; 3620 Spanish Golden Age Literature I; IISPA 3640 19th-Century Spanish LiteratureSPA 3690 Contemporary Spanish AmericaSPA 3700 The Spanish-American NovelSPA 3710 The Essay in Spanish-American LiteratureSPA 3730 Spanish American Short StorySPA 3740 Contemporary Spanish American PoetrySPA 3770 Literature of Spain from the Generation of 1898 to the Civil WarSPA 3780 Spanish Literature After the Civil WarSPA 3840 Contemporary Hispanic TheaterSPA 3870 Advanced Spanish Grammar and CompositionSPA 3900 Art and Skills of TranslationSPA 4770 Spanish Literature of the 19th CenturySPA 4953 Independent Study
Only academic programs approved by NYSED are eligible for federal and state aid: NYS Inventory of Registered Programs http://www.nysed.gov/heds/IRPSL1.html. Minors are not recognized by NYSED therefore associated courses are only eligible for federal or state aid consideration when required by a major or when also used to satisfy a core or general elective requirement.
Alina Camacho-Gingerich, Ph. D.
Chair and Professor of Languages and Literatures
Director of Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)
St. John Hall Room B3A 1&9
Marie-Lise Gararian, Ph. D.
Professor of Spanish
Director of Graduate Program in Spanish
St. John Hall Room 434
Carmen Fernandez Klohe, Ph. D.
Languages and Literatures
St. John Hall, Room 434
Eduardo Mitre, Ph. D.
Associate Professor of Spanish
Languages and Literatures
St. John Hall