Minor in Spanish

Available face-to-face in Parkville, MO.

A Spanish minor is designed to help students gain proficiency in oral and written communication in a world language. Students majoring in Business Administration with an international business emphasis, Criminal Justice, Social Work, Communication Arts, Education, or English with a language and literature concentration should consider a Spanish minor.

Students with a good high school background in Spanish are encouraged to start their Spanish studies with 200-level classes. In this case, students may take 300-level courses in order to complete the minor.

Credit for Elementary Spanish I and II may be granted by examination, such as an Advanced Placement or “end-of-course examination.” Credit for Elementary Spanish I may be granted by a satisfactory score on the CLEP (College Level Examination Program) examination.

A standard placement test is be used for students who are uncertain about the appropriate starting point for their studies.

The Minor in Spanish requires 18 completed credit hours. Refer to your catalog for a complete listing of coursework for this degree.

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  • 18 hours
  • 2.5 Cumulative GPA

Parkville, 16-Week

Minor Requirements

Curriculum (2013-2014 Catalog) Hours
Cultural Track Core Curriculum 15
SP 201 Intermediate Spanish I 3
SP 202 Intermediate Spanish II 3
SP 294 Intermediate Spanish Conversation 3
SP 295 Intermediate Spanish Composition 3
SP 320 U.S. Latino Cultures and Literatures 3
Electives 3
SP 300-level One 300-level SP elective in a cultural and/or literary topic. 3
Total Hours 18

Curriculum (2013-2014 Catalog) Hours
Business Track Core Curriculum 18
SP 203 Business Spanish I 3
SP 204 Business Spanish II 3
SP 205 Issues in International Business 3
SP 294 Intermediate Spanish Conversation 3
SP 299 Capstone Project 3
SP 320 U.S. Latino Cultures and Literatures 3
Total Hours 18

**For those students wishing to teach K-12 Spanish, see the Bachelor of Science in Education - Secondary Education degree option with a concentration in Spanish.