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A street sign in Spain represents the Spanish Minor at Curry CollegeSpanish is the official language in 21 countries, making it the third most widely used language in the world. More than 10% of the United States is of Spanish-speaking descent and that number is increasing rapidly. The ability to communicate in Spanish and understand the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world is growing in importance for a variety of professions.

Students pursuing a Spanish minor at Curry College are encouraged to take at least one Spanish culture course and to consider studying abroad.

Course Requirements and Information

Before credits/programs from outside Curry can be accepted toward a minor, they must be approved by the area coordinator.

Requirements for Spanish Minor:

SPAN 2010 Intermediate Spanish I 3
SPAN 2020 Intermediate Spanish II 3
SPAN 3010 Spanish Composition & Conversation I 3
SPAN 3020 Spanish Composition & Conversation II 3
Total Credits: 12

Upon completion of the Spanish Minor, students will be able to:

  • Initiate and maintain conversations in Spanish on everyday topics in a variety of personal and professional situations.
  • Compose short, informal writings in Spanish with comprehensible output.
  • Read, comprehend and analyze a variety of simple texts in Spanish.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the diversity of cultures in the Spanish-speaking world, as well as the contributions of
    Spanish-speakers to world cultures.

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