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Hispanic and Lusophone Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics Minor

Spanish & Portuguese Studies
College of Liberal Arts
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Contact Information
Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies, 214 Folwell Hall, 9 Pleasant Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55455 (612-625-5858; fax: 612-625-3549)
  • Program Type: Graduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2022
  • Length of program in credits (master's): 6
  • Length of program in credits (doctoral): 12
  • This program does not require summer semesters for timely completion.
The Hispanic and Lusophone Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics minor allows students in related fields to pursue research with graduate faculty in the department. Faculty have specialties in a variety of fields such as cultural studies, linguistics, political science, law, and textual analysis, and research contacts and visibility in Latin America and Europe.
Program Delivery
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Prerequisites for Admission
The preferred undergraduate GPA for admittance to the program is 3.00.
Special Application Requirements:
Students interested in the minor are strongly encouraged to confer with their major field advisor and director of graduate studies, and the Hispanic and Lusophone Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics director of graduate studies regarding feasibility and requirements.
For an online application or for more information about graduate education admissions, see the General Information section of this website.
Program Requirements
Use of 4xxx courses towards program requirements is not permitted.
Minor field coursework is determined in consultation with the Hispanic and Lusophone Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics director of Graduate Studies. Minor field coursework that is offered on both the A-F and S/N grade basis must be taken A/F, with a minimum grade of B earned for each course. The minimum cumulative GPA for minor field coursework is 3.5.
Coursework (6 to 12 credits)
Master's students select 6 credits and doctoral students select 12 credits from the following in consultation with the HLLCL director of graduate studies.
SPAN 5xxx
SPAN 8xxx
PORT 5xxx
PORT 8xxx
Program Sub-plans
Students are required to complete one of the following sub-plans.
Students may not complete the program with more than one sub-plan.
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