Spanish Minor

Students entering the University of San Diego and/or declaring a major during 2018-2019, should follow information contained in the printed course catalog (also known as the "catalog of record") published on May 1, 2018. Access the catalog of record at

The Minor

Two options are available:

  1. 18 units: At least 9 of the 18 units must be in upper division courses (numbered 300 and above).
  2. 12 units of upper-division courses (numbered 300 and above). Prerequisites: Fourth-semester competency in Spanish and approval of department chair.

A minimum of 6 upper-division units must be taken on the USD campus for the minor.

Both SPAN 301 (or SPAN 311) and SPAN 303 are prerequisites for Spanish courses numbered 320 and higher. In addition, either SPAN 302 or SPAN 304 is a prerequisite for each 400-level course. (See individual course descriptions).