Spanish Minor – General Information

At the University of Illinois-Springfield, students who pursue the Spanish Minor will make cross-cultural connections with their own disciplines of studies. The Spanish Minor will focus on Spanish for the professions, a focus that follows nationwide trends in order to enhance students’ academic and career opportunities. Spanish for the professions will intertwine established minors/majors such as business, communications, criminal justice, health, English, global studies, teaching, theater, and social services. This approach will ensure that students will compete in the twenty-first century global economy with the required language skills that employees consider vital in today’s job market. Nowadays, colleges and universities of higher education across the nation are preparing students to make a contribution to the private and public sector of the society through the application of language skills in various careers.