Spanish Minor

The Spanish minor requires a minimum of 18 hours, including a minimum of 9 hours at the 300- and/or -400 level (see Course Details below).

CLEP is available for Spanish minors to test out of SPAN 131, 132, 231, and 232. Credit by Examination to test out of advanced Spanish courses is also available.

Degree Plan

Course Inventory

  • SPAN 131 Elementary Spanish I
  • SPAN 132 Elementary Spanish II
  • SPAN 231 Intermediate Spanish I
  • SPAN 232 Intermediate Spanish II
  • SPAN 305 Study of Hispanic Film
  • SPAN 331 Review of Grammar and Composition
  • SPAN 332 Conversation and Diction
  • SPAN 333 Introduction to Spanish Literature I
  • SPAN 334 Introduction to Spanish Literature II
  • SPAN 335 Introduction to Latin American Literature I
  • SPAN 336 Introduction to Latin American Literature II
  • SPAN 438 Masterpieces of World Theatre
  • SPAN 439 Culture and Civilization of Latin America
  • SPAN 441 Hispanic Culture and Civilization
  • SPAN 444 Masterpieces of Hispanic Literature
  • SPAN 445 Directed Study
  • LANG 338-01 Special topics in Foreign Language/ Social Culture of Spain (Study Abroad only)


For more general information about the Spanish Minor, contact Dr. Marylise Caussinus, World Language Program Coordinator, 713-313-7650,

For advising questions and CLEP & CBE information, please contact Dr. Carmen Garcia, Associate Professor of Spanish, (713)-313-7064,

For advising questions and Study Abroad in Spain information, please contact Dr. Haiqing Sun, Professor of Spanish, (713)-313-7022,