Spanish (Minor)

We will help prepare you to work in a globally connected world by teaching not only the Spanish language, but how to effectively communicate in another language and across cultures.

Why Choose a Minor in Spanish?

The minor in Spanish expands students' knowledge of the Spanish speaking cultures and develops their basic Spanish language skills in order to communicate more effectively with a wider array of individuals in the workplace as well as the community in general.

What Will You Learn?

Students that have declared majors in areas such as Social Work, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Education, and Business are recommended to minor in Spanish as to interact effectively with a diverse population including native Spanish speakers in the workplace. Students majoring in the sciences will benefit greatly from a minor in Spanish as it will enable them to identify and better understand specialized nomenclature based on Greek and Latin.

What Will you Do?

Having a minor in Spanish can help you land one of the following jobs:

  • Bilingual Educator
  • Bilingual Health Care Provider
  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • International Relations Consultant
  • Foreign Exchange Trade
  • Publishing specialist
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • Importer / Exporter
  • Translator / Interpreter
  • International Account Manager
  • International Banking Manager
  • Bilingual Customer Service
  • Cultural Affairs Coordinator
  • Travel Agent
  • Immigration Officer
  • National Security Agent
  • Cultural Attaché
  • UNESCO Official
  • FBI or CIA agent
  • Foreign Diplomat Missionary
  • Foreign Service Office
Jobs

Students with a minor in Spanish are prepared for many professions, including:

  • Translator
  • Court interpreter
  • Cross-cultural trainer
  • Educator
  • Foreign correspondent
  • Foreign embassy staff
  • Foreign news editor
  • Immigration officer
  • International business
  • Linguist
  • Museum curator
  • Travel agent
  • Intelligence specialist
Faculty
  • Dr. Timothy Buckner
  • Dr. Jose Franco-Rodriguez
  • Dr. Lenora Hayes
Staff
  • Karen Andrews
  • Ray Thomas
  • Amy Justice
Part Time Faculty
  • Prof. Jose Cruz
  • Prof. Maria Lorenzo-Alonso
Courses
  • Elementary Spanish
  • Intermediate Spanish
  • Spanish for Business
  • Spanish Conversation
  • Advanced Spanish
  • Spanish Civilization and Culture
  • Spanish-American Civilization and Culture
  • Survey of Spanish Literature
  • Survey of Spanish-American Literature
  • Contemporary Spanish