Modern Languages Minor

One course of study that’s often overlooked as a potential minor is a modern language. In the world as it is today, minoring in a modern language could prove to be a real advantage especially when it comes to employment opportunities.

An increasing number of employers are specifically looking for candidates who can speak a second language consistent with countries they do business with. Having a minor in one of those languages could be the qualification that not only gets you hired, but also does so at a higher pay level.

Why Grand View?

  • Opportunity to live and study for a semester or a year in another country.
  • Internship opportunities at many study abroad sites.
  • Personal mentorship in small classroom settings.
  • International, intercultural competency to enhance employability.
Degree Fit
This program could be a good fit if you:
  • Enjoy broadening your horizons while developing specific linguistic and cultural skills
  • Like to immerse yourself in courses in conversation, grammar, reading and comprehension of another langauge
  • Quickly pick up on other languages and are able to fluently speak, read and write other languages
Career Options

With this degree, you may become a/an:

  • Education
  • International business or non-profit
  • Social services
  • Law
  • Diplomacy
  • Tourism
  • Arts and culture organizations
Course Requirements
  • 18 semester credits in any modern language including Danish, French, Greek, or Spanish.

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