Spanish Minor

Did you know that Spanish is the second most widely spoken language in the world? Through this interdisciplinary study of language, literature, culture, history and contemporary issues, you’ll gain a significant global understanding that will make you a sought-after candidate in many career fields.

Consider combining your major with the Spanish minor to give you a competitive edge in the workplace.

Why Grand View?

  • Opportunity to live and study for a semester or a year in Spain or Latin America.
  • 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

Spanish Minor (22 credits)

SPAN 101* Spanish I 4 credits
SPAN 102 Spanish II 4 credits
SPAN 201 Spanish III 4 credits
SPAN 202 Spanish IV 4 credits
Six additional hours in Spanish as approved by the department chair.
6 credits

*Students who have taken at least 3 years of high school Spanish may enroll in Spanish II. If they earn a grade of “C-” or higher, they will receive credit for Spanish I. The processing fee of $30 needs to be paid to receive the credit.

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