820 Campus Drive, ASC 3080
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Immerse Yourself in Another Culture, Enhance Your Opportunities in Life
This Spanish minor provides you with the knowledge of language and culture, and the ability to communicate with Spanish speakers of different backgrounds. We strive to link different cultures through the word and prepare students to communicate with real, practical Spanish.
How Will This Minor Help Me Personally?
The ability of knowing a second or third language will culturally enrich you. Graduates with the Spanish minor have the opportunity to explore music, film, history, media, food, and other personal interests from one unique perspective. Our four-week study abroad program is an example of how you can learn about a different culture and develop language skills by conversing with native speakers of Spanish.
How Will This Minor Help Me Professionally?
Considering the growth of Spanish speakers in the United States, the Spanish minor is an ideal complement to enhance the job opportunities in practically any field. Graduates of the Spanish Minor can reach a wider community of services in areas such as hospitality, education, social services, business, and medical professions.
How Will This Minor Help Me Academically?
Knowing a second or a third language enriches the your academic experience by approaching one area of study from a different perspective. From the very beginning Spanish minor students start to speak, read, write, and comprehend spoken Spanish in a variety of settings. Students can explore materials of their particular area of interest in Spanish, understand the world from different perspectives, and start getting ready with language requirements for graduate school.
Why Choose This Minor?
The goal of the Spanish minor is to offer you the opportunity to connect various and diverse cultures through the acquisition, mastery and use of a second or third language. We prepare proficient students in the four primary areas of development in a standardized language program (listening and reading, as well as writing and speaking in Spanish). Also, our Spanish minor stresses the practical uses of the languages so our graduates have the fluency to use Spanish in the real world.
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