Jul 22, 2024  
Course Catalog 2023-2024 
    
Course Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Hispanic Studies Minor


The minor consists of a minimum of 6 full courses (or the equivalent).

Note: Students must earn minimum grades of C- or P for all courses that apply toward the minor.


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Students minoring in Hispanic studies may change to a minor in Spanish at any time, but they may not minor in both. The minor in Hispanic studies implies advanced proficiency in Spanish.

Note(s) on Requirements


  • At least one course taught in Spanish must be at the 400-level and taken at Oberlin.
  • Language courses taken at the 100- and 200-level do not count toward the minor.

Transfer of Credit Toward the Minor


Up to two courses of transfer credit, including coursework done abroad but not counting advanced placement credit (HISP 300), may be counted toward the minor.

Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Credit


Transferred credit for HISP 300 counts toward the minor as a Spanish-taught Hispanic studies course.

Detailed Minor Requirements


Hispanic Studies Minor Course Lists


Spanish-Taught Hispanic Studies Courses


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Students are encouraged to take at least two of the four survey courses, combining one Spanish and one Latin American survey, as well as one pre-19th century and one post-19th century survey (e.g., HISP 309  and HISP 318 , or HISP 310  and HISP 317 ).

Note: At least one course taught in Spanish must be at the 400-level and taken at Oberlin.

English-Taught Related Courses


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