Minor in Spanish

  • Spanish students working in class

    Pair a Spanish Minor With Any Major on Campus to Increase Your Employment Opportunities

    Many students pursue a Spanish minor to increase their job opportunities and to make them more marketable in today’s global society.

    The Spanish minor consists of an 18-credit course of study covering intermediate Spanish language, as well as coursework in Hispanic literature and culture.

    This minor pairs well with a variety of majors. Among them are business, education, political science, journalism, and history.

    Required Courses:

    • SPAN 220 Intermediate Spanish Conversation, 3cr
    • SPAN 230 Intermediate Spanish Composition and Grammar, 3cr
    • SPAN 260 Introduction to Hispanic Literature, 3cr
    • SPAN 330 Advanced Spanish Composition and Grammar, 3cr
    • Two additional courses at the SPAN 3XX or 4XX level (except SPAN 390), 6cr 

    For information about the minor in Spanish, please contact Dawn Smith-Sherwood at smithshe@iup.edu.

    The Foreign Language Department also offers a certificate program in Spanish