Graduates of this program will be able to express themselves in Spanish, understand texts and conversation on different subjects, and develop coherent and well-structured arguments. They will also gain a deeper understanding of the Hispanic world (Spain, Latin America) and its cultures, and a better knowledge of the Hispanic community here in Canada, and especially in Saskatoon.

Students with no prior experience/study in Spanish begin their university-level Spanish language study with SPAN 114. These students will follow Option A below.

Students who have studied Spanish at the high school level or have foundational knowledge of the language through other means will follow Option B below. These students will need to consult with the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultural Studies for registration overrides.

Major Average
The major average in the Certificate in Spanish Language and Culture includes the grades earned in:

  • All courses eligible to be used in the program
Residency Requirements in the Major
To receive a Certificate in Spanish Language and Culture, students must complete at least half of the following coursework (to the nearest highest multiple of 3 credit units) from the University of Saskatchewan.

  • Minimum credit units required in the program.

See Residency for additional details.

Requirements (18 credit units)

Option A (18 credit units)

  • SPAN 114.3
  • SPAN 117.3
  • SPAN 214.3
  • SPAN 217.3
  • SPAN 314.3
  • SPAN 317.3
Option B (18 credit units)

  • SPAN 214.3
  • SPAN 217.3
  • SPAN 314.3
  • SPAN 317.3
Choose 6 credit units from the following:

  • SPAN 235.3
  • SPAN 250.3
  • SPAN 251.3
  • SPAN 275.3
  • SPAN 298.3
  • SPAN 335.3
  • SPAN 375.3
  • SPAN 385.3
  • SPAN 398.3