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Admission into the Minor

Students are expected to formally declare a minor by completing the Change of Major/Minor Application online under the Student tab of myBama. Students are strongly advised to meet with the department adviser each semester to plan their course of study.

More InformationHours
Minor Courses
SP 353Spanish Conversation3
SP 356Adv Grammar And Compos3
SP 364 or Spanish Civilization3
SP 366 Spanish-American Civ
Credit Hours Subtotal: 9
Electives
Select six hours of SP electives 300 or 400 level 16
Credit Hours Subtotal: 6
Ancillary Courses
Grades in ancillary courses are not computed into the minor GPA. The minor in Spanish requires the successful completion of the following courses:
Select one of the following:4-8
Introductory Spanish I
and Introductory Spanish II
Intensive Review Intro Spanish
SP 201Intermediate Spanish 23
SP 202Intermediate Spanish3
Credit Hours Subtotal: 10-14
Total Hours25-29
1

SP 361 Intro Romance Linguistic is taught in English and does not count toward the Spanish major or minor.

2

Or proficiency or placement. 

Native and Heritage speakers. These students are exempted from SP 353 Spanish Conversation and must complete an additional course at the 300 level, chosen in consultation with the adviser in the department in order to complete the 15 semester hours.

Grade Point Average

A 2.0 grade point average in the minor is required. Please see the Grades and Grade Points section of this catalog for an explanation on grade point average calculations.

Upper-level Residency

A minimum of six hours of 300- and 400-level courses in the minor must be earned on this campus. Courses taken in the UA summer program in Spain may be used to satisfy the residency requirement.

Additional Minor Requirements

Students are responsible for ensuring that they have met all University, College, major and minor requirements. However, each student must meet with an adviser in the major department for academic planning and to be approved for registration each semester. College advisers are also available for additional assistance with minor, College and University requirements.

Credit Option

Except for heritage language or bilingual individuals, students placed in SP 201 Intermediate Spanish or higher and who earn a grade of C- or higher in the course are granted additional credit upon written petition:

Placement Credit received with grade of "Pass" (C- or better)
SP 201 SP 103 (4 hours)
SP 202 SP 103 and SP 201 (7 hours)
SP 300 or 400 level SP 103, SP 201, SP 202 (10 hours)