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:
Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.
No more than 50% of the units used to satisfy minor requirements may be used to satisfy major requirements.
|Minimum Units for Completion||20|
The Spanish minor prepares students to interact in oral and written expression with Spanish speakers used to dealing with non-native Spanish speakers in real life situations. Students can also expect to be able to comprehend basic authentic oral and written texts dealing with familiar topics related to work, academic 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 participate more easily in global organizations and projects. Students who complete the Spanish minor have the necessary foundation for continued professional development in their communication skills in Spanish, giving them an edge in domestic and international job markets.
Student Learning Outcomes
Student Learning Outcomes are Aligned with Standards for Language Learning created by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.
Upon completing this minor, students will be able to:
Take the following 20 units with a Grade of "C" or better in each course:
Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.