College of Arts & Sciences

Department of English, Philosophy & Modern Languages

The Minor in Modern Languages

 

Our department offers three minors: the Spanish Minor, the Spanish Minor with Teaching Licensure Option, and the International Studies Minor.  The Spanish Minors provides students with immersive study in the Spanish language, linguistics, history, culture, and literature.  The International Studies minor offers students a flexible plan of inquiry to support study abroad experiences and to develop global perspectives.

 

Program Learning Outcomes

 

Students in Spanish will be able to use their language skills in daily life as well as possess: a general understanding (historical and contemporary) of the culture(s) of that language; an acquaintance with the literature of that language; a general understanding of the grammar of that language; and  (for teaching majors and minors) an acquaintance with traditional and current methodology for teaching modern languages and familiarity with on-going issues in modern languages.