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WARNING: The following information reflects a minor option which expired as of Summer 2018. Please click the appropriate link under "Minors" on the right side of this page to view the currently effective requirements for this minor. If a link to this minor does not appear, the minor may no longer be available, or may be available under a different academic unit. You can find past requirements under the appropriate archived catalog.
Latin American and Spanish Area Studies
A minimum of 16 credits is required. A foundation of the target language, SPANISH 203 (4 credits), is required; in addition, 4 courses (12 credits) of further knowledge must be taken other than 203 as: EITHER one lower level and two upper-level courses in FLC plus one approved course in another department; OR one lower-level and one upper-level course in FLC plus two approved courses in another department. See the department of FL&C for a list of acceptable courses. A minimum of 9 credits with a letter grade must be taken in residency at WSU at the 300-400 level. All courses must be passed with a grade of C or better. Only courses thus designated in the Catalog may be repeated for credit toward the minor. Courses counting towards a minor in the language may not be counted towards a major in International Area Studies (i.e., Latin America Area Studies, German Area Studies, French and Francophone Area Studies, or Russian Area Studies). 105, 205, and 305 may not count towards the minor. For courses taken in Study Abroad Programs or as other transfer credits, please check with your advisor.