Spanish Minor

UWF's Spanish minor will enhance cross-cultural sensibilities and expand opportunities in the job market.

Program Description 

The Spanish minor program at UWF is designed to enhance cross-cultural sensibilities and expand opportunities in the job market. Building upon basic language skills, it provides insights into Spanish culture and experience in practical application. The program provides the tools to make graduates more competitive in an increasingly global world.

Spanish Language in Figures*


More than 21 million students study Spanish as a foreign language in the world.  United States, Brazil, and France occupy the top positions in absolute numbers of students of Spanish.

Spanish is the mother tongue of approximately 470 million people in the world.

Spanish is the second most used language in the two main social
networks in the world: Facebook and Twitter, after English; and the
third one in the Internet, based on the number of users.

In the USA, enrollment in Spanish courses exceeds the total number of
students enrolled in courses of other languages.

*Source: El espaƱol: una lengua viva, Informe del Instituto Cervantes, 2015.


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Spanish Minor

For more information about the Spanish Minor and course requirements check out the Academic Catalog.


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