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Modern Language - Spanish Minor

Semester Requirements

Sara Armengot, Minor Adviser
(585) 475-4343, seagsl@rit.edu

This minor provides two full years of modern language instruction to prepare students for living and working within an intercultural society both at home and abroad. The minor consists of five language courses fostering linguistic and cultural proficiency. Students with previous language skills must consult the minor adviser for placement evaluation before they register. Part of the requirements for this minor can be fulfilled by courses taken abroad. This minor is closed to fluent native speakers of Spanish.

 

Course
Electives
Choose five consecutive language courses:
   MLSP-201A    Beginning Spanish IA*
   MLSP-201B    Beginning Spanish IB*
   MLSP-202    Beginning Spanish II
   MLSP-301    Intermediate Spanish I
   MLSP-302    Intermediate Spanish II
   MLSP-401    Advanced Spanish I
   MLSP-402    Advanced Spanish II
With MLC faculty adviser permission, two of the following culture courses may be substituted for two of the sequential language courses:
   MLSP-351    Gender and Sexuality
   MLSP-352    Trauma and Survival
   MLSP-353    Caribbean Cinema
   ANTH-335    Culture and Politics in Latin America
   ANTH-350    The Global Economy and the Grassroots
   ANTH-235    Immigration to the U.S.
   ENGL-416    Global Literature
   ENGL-418    Great Authors

* Students who begin the language sequence at the Beginning I Level will take either Beginning Spanish IA (MLSP-201A) or Beginning Spanish 1B (MLSP-201B). Placement will be determined in consultation with the department.

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This minor provides two full years of modern language instruction to prepare students for living and working within an intercultural society both at home and abroad. Students may choose a modern language minor in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, or Spanish. Students must take five consecutive language courses beyond the introductory prerequisite language course.

Students with some proficiency must see the minor adviser for placement screening. This concentration is not open to fluent native speakers of Spanish.

Prerequisite:
0525-560 Beginning Spanish I

Required Courses—Choose five of the following:
0525-561 Beginning Spanish II
0525-562 Beginning Spanish III
0525-563 Intermediate Spanish I
0525-564 Intermediate Spanish II
0525-565 Intermediate Spanish III
0525-566 Advanced Spanish I
0525-567 Advanced Spanish II
0525-568 Advanced Spanish III