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Did you know that Spanish is the fourth most spoken language in
the world after Hindi, Mandarin and English? It is an official language in more than 20 countries.
The number of Spanish speakers is projected to grow in the next five decades, especially
in the United States where the language is already second to English.
By pursuing a
minor in Spanish language and culture, you will gain proficiency in a language used
across the globe while learning about the diversity of the Spanish-speaking
world. What’s more, you will be able to travel to Spanish-speaking countries through Gannon’s study abroad
opportunities to enhance your cultural and linguistic abilities.
The Spanish language and culture
minor will also prepare you to become an informed and responsible global
citizen, which is at the heart of Gannon University’s Mission.
This minor will expand your
professional opportunities in academia, business and trade, public service,
arts, publishing, entertainment health and more, giving you a highly
competitive edge in the 21st century job market. At the same time, you
will simply learn about the world that surrounds you.
Seniors who have successfully passed SPAN 210 and SPAN
211 and four upper-level language
courses in Spanish/Hispanic studies qualify for the minor (three upper-level
credits may also
be earned through a GLOBL course with a focus on the Spanish-speaking world).
entering with a level higher than 211 will be able to waive three credits for
SPAN 210 and pursue only 15 credits in the target language to earn the minor.
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