This is the launch edition of the 2019-20 VCU Bulletin. This version includes all programs and courses approved by the publication deadline; however we may receive notification of additional program approvals after the launch. The final edition and full PDF version will include these updates and will be available in August prior to the beginning of the fall semester. (See the Archives page for bulletins for 2018-19.)

A minor in Spanish requires at least 18 credits in the chosen language, none of which may be earned at the 100 level.

Course Title Hours
SPAN 201Intermediate Spanish3
SPAN 202Intermediate Spanish Readings3
or SPAN 205 Intermediate Spanish Conversation
Select only one of the following conversation courses: 13
Spanish Communication
Spanish Conversation and Film
Spanish Through the Media
Choose a minimum of nine credits of course work at the 300 level or higher 29
Total Hours18

Only one of these conversation courses may count toward the completion of the minor.


Students who place through the intermediate level and begin taking Spanish at the 300 level cannot count SPAN 201 and 202 or 205 toward the minor. These students are required to complete all 18 credits of the minor through course work at the 300-level or above.