Upper level elective course
Students must complete one additional upper-level course from the 1400-, 1600-, or 1700-series. The department prefers that students choose courses identified as having a focus on culture or cultural studies rather than a literary emphasis.
Additional requirements and information
Language of Instruction
Students pursuing the Hispanic Language and Culture minor can take up to one course offered by the department that is taught in English. In order to have it count toward minor requirements, however, written assignments must be submitted in Spanish.
Credits in Residence
To complete the Hispanic Language and Culture minor, students are required to take in residence at the University of Pittsburgh a minimum of nine credits of the 18 required for the minor. One upper level elective must be included in these nine credits.
Students must maintain an average grade of C or higher in all department courses. No course with a grade below C will count toward minor requirements.
Satisfactory/No Credit Grade Option
No course that counts toward this minor may be taken on the Satisfactory/No Credit (S/NC) grade basis.