Choose a minor that is specifically designed to help you succeed professionally. Broaden your career horizons through courses on the Spanish language and Hispanic cultures for students who are majoring in business, education, or one of the health professions.
Build the language proficiency and cultural competency you need to effectively communicate and engage with Spanish-speaking communities, including clients, colleagues, students, and patients. Take advantage of exciting career opportunities, both at home and abroad.
If you want to work in corporate settings, teach in a school classroom, or work with patients in healthcare facilities where Spanish is a primary language, Marian's Spanish for the professions minor is an excellent addition to your plan of study.
Gain cross-cultural communication skills related to your chosen profession and develop a global perspective and understanding that employers value.
As a Spanish for the professions minor, you will complete at least 18 credits of courses, including:
You may also select courses from healthcare and business tracks.
Intended for students who want to work in a healthcare field, these courses are appropriate for students who are majoring in biology or chemistry and completing one of our pre-professional healthcare programs. They are also appropriate for students majoring in fields like clinical laboratory science, exercise science, health and physical education, nursing, nutrition, fitness, and wellness, physiology of exercise, psychology, public health, sport performance, and social work.
Intended for students who plan to work in large and small business settings including the corporate and nonprofit worlds, these courses are appropriate for accounting, business analytics, communication, finance, marketing, management, and related majors.
We also recommend you study abroad in a Spanish-speaking country. Credits earned through short-term and semester-based experiences may count toward this minor. Talk with your academic advisor for more information.
Review our undergraduate course catalog for complete details about academic requirements.
Having effective Spanish language skills appropriate for professional settings will provide you with more job opportunities and help you distinguish yourself as a desirable employment candidate.
Examples of career paths you might choose include:
While your career path is largely determined by your choice of major and bachelor's degree program, talk with us about whether this minor is appropriate for your career goals and interests.
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