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Minor in Hispanic Area Studies

Student Studying SpanishUndergraduate students at LIU Post who are pursuing a major in another subject area can apply elective courses (18 credits) toward a Minor in Hispanic Area Studies. Students completing this area studies minor will be able to communicate in Spanish and gain an awareness and understanding of the influences of that language on business, economics, fine arts, history, literature, and political science that are parts of Hispanic heritage and culture.  These minors complement many liberal arts and professional majors whose careers and interests are enhanced by exposure to related cultural elements.

A minor adds value to your degree and a competitive edge in the job market by providing you with additional skills and enhanced knowledge in another field of study.

Contact your academic and career counselor for further requirements and additional information.



REQUIRED COURSES

The student minoring in Hispanic Area Studies must complete the following:

Required Spanish Language Courses (3 to 12 credits)*

SPA
 1
Elementary Spanish I
3
SPA
 2
Elementary Spanish II
3
SPA  3
Intermediate Spanish I
3
SPA
 4 Intermediate Spanish II
3

*Students with demonstrated proficiency in Spanish may be placed in SPA 3 or 4.  These students will need to complete additional Hispanic Area electives to satisfy the minor.

Elective Hispanic Area Courses (6 to 15 credits)*

SPA
 7
Introduction to Spanish Culture
1.5
SPA  11
Introduction to Peninsular Literature 3
SPA  12 Introduction to Spanish-American Literature 3
SPA  23 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition I 3
SPA  24 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition II 3
SPA  25 Advanced Spanish Conversation 3
SPA  26 Culture and Civilization in Spain 3
SPA  27 Culture and Civilization in Hispanic America 3
SPA  29 Advanced Grammar and Writing Skills
3
SPA  30 The Picaresque Novel 3
SPA  31 20th-Century Spanish-American Novel 3
SPA  32 Spanish Literature of the Middle Age and the Renaissance 3
SPA  33 Theatre of the Golden Age 3
SPA  35 Cervantes 3
SPA  36 19th-Century Spanish Literature 3
SPA  37
Spanish Literature of the 20th Century 3
SPA  38 Spanish-American Literature I 3
SPA  39 Spanish-American Literature II 3
SPA  40 Seminar in Spanish and Spanish-American Literature 3
SPA  41 Applied Linguistics Seminar 3
SPA  42 Contemporary Spanish Literature 3
SPA  43 The Contemporary Spanish Theatre 3
SPA  44 Spanish-American Women Writers 3
SPA  45 The New Novel in Latin America 3
SPA  46 Literary Translation (Spanish to English) 3
SPA  47
Latin-American Women Poets
3
SPA  48
Latino Literature in America
3
SPA  70 Contemporary Culture and Civilization in Spain 3
SPA  71 Contemporary Culture and Civilization in Latin America 3
SPA/WLT  72 Spanish Literature from the Middle Ages to the 19th Century 3
SPA/WLT  73 Hispanic Literature of the 20th Century 3
SPA  85 Disciplinary Literacy in Spanish 3
SPA  99 Seminar in Spanish Literature: Special Topics 3
ANT  22
The Anthropology of Middle and South America
3
ART  70
Modern Art
3
ECO
 41
International Economics 3
GGR  45
Geography of Latin America 3
GGR  52
Geography of Western Europe
3
HIS
 164
History as Film: European Cinema in the 20th Century
3
HIS  182 Latin American History and Film 3
HIS  186
Latin America, 1000 A.D. to 1810 A.D.
3
HIS  187
History of Modern Latin America
3
HIS  188
Political Violence, "Dirty Wars," and Truth Commissions in Latin America
3
HIS  189 Andean History, Culture and Politics 3
POL
 27
European Political Theory I 3
POL  65
Politics of the European Union
3
POL  68
Government and Politics of Western Union
3
POL
 73
Government and Politics of Latin America
3
SOC  29
Sociology of Latino/a Culture and Identity
3
WLT
 23 Short Works of Spanish Literature
1.5
WLT  37
The Making of the Superhero
3
WLT  39
Horror in Literature
3