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Spanish Minor

What is a Minor in Spanish?

With more than 600 million speakers globally, and as the official language in 21 countries, Spanish is one of the six official languages of the United Nations.


What You'll Study

It is the second most commonly spoken language in the world after Chinese. It is also the second most common language in the United States after English. There is a diverse group of cultures associated with the Spanish language, including those in South and Central America, as well as those in Europe.

Having a command of the Spanish language will help you succeed in any career, including the sciences, medicine, engineering, architecture, business, teaching, social work, politics, and international affairs.

At Virginia Tech, you will study the Spanish language, composition, literature, and culture. Course options include Spanish for the Medical Professions, Spanish for the Business Professions, and Spanish-Caribbean Culture and Literature.

18 hrs
Total Credit Hours


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