Spanish & Spanish American Studies
Creating change in a globalized world requires the ability to cross linguistic and cultural boundaries. Gain the proficiency you need through the study of Spanish language and literatures.
About the Program
A minor in Spanish and Spanish American studies, paired with a major in another field, will prepare you to work in Spanish-speaking communities in Latin America, Spain, or the United States in whatever career you choose: government, politics, business, education, and more. The Spanish and Spanish American studies minor develops competency in speaking and writing Spanish and provides a broad introduction to Spanish and Latin American literature and culture.
Our program offers a learning environment that values creative thinking and empowers you to find your own voice. In addition, you’ll be encouraged to participate in a Study Abroad Program in a Spanish-speaking country.
Students who wish to major in Spanish and Spanish American studies are encouraged to pursue the individualized major option. View our program details for in-depth information on the requirements for the Spanish and Spanish American studies minor.
Courses You Could Take
Introduction to Hispanic Literatures
Advanced Spanish Grammar, Composition & Translation
Intersections of Art & Poetry
The Art of Translation
Contemporary Latin American, Spanish & US Latina/o Short Fiction
The 20th-Century Hispanic Novel