College of Arts and Letters2016-2017
Department of Global Languages and Cultures
What Can I Do With A Minor In Spanish?
Prepare for the future by immersing yourself in diversity. With linguistic, literary, and cultural approaches to language study, you will learn to think critically and develop skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing. You will grow to understand and appreciate diverse cultures.
A minor is earned in conjunction with a bachelor's degree.
To receive a minor (18 to 24 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0. At least 12 units of the minor must be unique to that minor and not applied to any other minor.
In addition to University Requirements:
- Complete individual plan requirements.
Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.
|Minimum Units for Completion||20|
The Spanish minor prepares students to be able to interact orally and in writing with interlocutors used to dealing with non-native Spanish speakers in basic social situations. Students can also expect to be able to comprehend simple, authentic written and oral texts dealing with well-known topics related to work, studies and leisure. The minor will also provide learners with an awareness of certain cultural nuances and socio-political issues of the Spanish-speaking world, which will allow them to more easily participate in global organizations and projects. Students who complete the Spanish minor have the necessary foundation for continued professional development of their communication skills in Spanish, giving them an edge in the domestic and global job markets.
Take the following 20 units with a Grade of "C" or better in each course:
- At least 12 units of SPA courses at the 300 level or above. (12 units)
- SPA courses at the 200 level or above. (8 units)
Also be aware that you may only take lower-level SPA courses if you have not already taken advanced SPA coursework. For instance, after you've completed 200-level SPA courses, you can't take SPA courses at the 100 level; after completing 300-level courses, you can't take 100- or 200-level courses.
Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.
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