Minor in Spanish

Catalog Year: 2020-2021

The minor in Spanish focuses on developing skill in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Spanish at an advanced level.

The University Catalog is the authoritative source for information on program requirements and courses. The Schedule of Classes is the authoritative source for information on classes scheduled for this semester. See the Schedule for the most up-to-date information and see Patriot web to register for classes. Requirements may be different for earlier catalog years. See the University Catalog archives.

Minor Requirements

Total credits: 18

Students should be aware of the specific policies associated with this program, located on the Admissions & Policies tab.

Core Courses


Select one or two courses from the following: 6
SPAN 305& SPAN 306
Spanish in Context I
and Spanish in Context II
Intensive Spanish in Context
Spanish in Context for Heritage Speakers (and one elective course in Spanish)
Total Credits 6

Two Additional Courses

SPAN 370 Spanish Writing and Stylistics 3
Select one from the following: 3
Introduction to Spanish Linguistics
Introduction to Latina/o Studies (Mason Core)
Introduction to Hispanic Literary Analysis
Total Credits 6


Select two courses from the following: 6
Multilingualism, Identity, and Power (Mason Core)
Total Credits 6