Course Requirements

  • 4 credits of an advanced language level course (SPN 201 or SPN 202 / SPN 205 or SPN 206 for Heritage Language Learners)
  • 8 credits of required courses (SPN 243 and SPN 325) to develop appropriate levels of proficiency in the language and methods of translation from Spanish to English and from English to Spanish
  • 12 credits of advanced elective coursework in related classes.

Spanish Translation Minor Approved Electives

The Spanish program offers a total of seven courses in areas related to business, health, law, media, community engagement and translation from which students in the Translation Minor could select their electives:

Depending on their level of prior expertise with Spanish, students may need to complete courses at the Basic and Intermediate levels before enrolling in 200 or 300-level language courses. 

Students majoring in Spanish (B.A.) or minoring in Spanish or Commercial Spanish are restricted from earning this minor.