2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    May 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Spanish Minor

The Spanish Minor at Maryville University gives students a thorough foundation in the Spanish language and provides them with the cultural competence needed to engage successfully in a multicultural society. The minor requires 21 credit hours. Students are encouraged to integrate study abroad programs into their minor; the Center for Global Education will help students plan these programs. Students also will have the opportunity to intern with local firms, hospitals, and other organizations involved with Hispanic business, education, and culture.

Required Coursework

(15 credits)


(6 credits)

Students may choose their electives from courses offered through Maryville University and from courses offered through international programs affiliated with Maryville. A minimum of 6 credits is required. 

  • Electives such as the following may be taken through the international programs affiliated with Maryville University (including the consortium schools):                      

                    Business Spanish

                    History of Spain

                    Economy of Present-Day Spain

                    Spanish Culture and Civilization

                    Latin-American Culture and Civilization

                    Introduction to Spanish Literature       

                    Introduction to Latin-American Literature

                    Contemporary Spanish or Latin-American Literature

                    Selected Topics in Spanish or Latin-American Literature

                    Performing Spanish Language Literature             

    Other courses as approved by the Humanities Program Director in the College of Arts and Sciences.