Offered by the Department of English and Modern Languages
World Languages faculty:
Professors Arango-Keeth, Holtman
Associate Professors Keeth, Oyallon
Professors Doerksen, Guignard (chairperson), Harris, Pifer
Assistant Professors Lint, Mason
The Spanish minor enables Mansfield University students to become more competitive in the workforce by developing intermediate-mid proficiency linguistic and cultural competencies in Spanish, skills that will enhance their professional portfolio in various fields: healthcare, law enforcement, social work, education, business administration, international politics, communication, etc. Students will be better qualified in 22 Spanish-speaking countries to pursue work or service abroad in international and / or non-profit organizations.
Upon completion of the minor program, students will be able to:
- Understand and speak the target language at an intermediate-mid level as described in the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Proficiency Guidelines.
- Read and write in the target language at the intermediate-mid level.
- Demonstrate understanding of Spanish culture.