May 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog

Spanish – Minor

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The Spanish minor is designed to provide students with a concentration in the Spanish language and culture that will both enhance their marketable skills in the healthcare professions and increase their employment opportunities regardless of their career path. Students will have the opportunity to explore all aspects of Spanish culture including language, literature, and the arts of both the Old and New Worlds.

The need for Spanish-speaking professionals continues to increase with the growing Hispanic population in the United States. Successful completion of the Spanish minor will provide healthcare students with additional skills to augment the quality of healthcare services. USciences students in other fields will also attain knowledge and skills useful to them both personally and professionally.


Successful completion of the minor requires 18 credits. Of these 18 credits, a minimum of 12 credits of minor coursework must be completed in addition to any courses (required courses or program electives) included in the major curriculum.

15 Credits Will Be Chosen from

  • Courses in Spanish numbered above 200

Any of the following:


Interest students should apply to the minor program early in their academic career, usually by the fifth semester of college work, but no later than the end of the drop/add period of the first semester of their last year of didactic work. A student must have a 2.00 GPA or higher and must have the approval of his/her advisor in order to apply for the program.

Additional Information

To complete the minor successfully, students must earn a grade of “C+” or better in each of their courses in the minor and must maintain a minimum overall GPA of 2.00.

A maximum of six credits may be transferred from another institution with approval of the Humanities Department chair.

For more information on applying for a completing a minor, please see Minors in the Academics section of this catalog.

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