College of Arts & Sciences

Spanish Minor

Name of Minor: 

Brief description of discipline or subject:
Spanish is spoken by more than 400 million people worldwide, 40 million of them in the United States.  In today’s increasingly interconnected world, a minor in Spanish is a valuable supplement to any degree program, opening doors personally and professionally to students.  Proficiency in Spanish and familiarity with Hispanic cultures enhance students’ opportunities for travel and study abroad, strengthen their preparation for graduate school, and expand their career options. For information on the Spanish program, go to

Brief description of minor:
This program develops speaking, writing, listening, and reading skills in Spanish and a greater understanding of Spanish-speaking cultures.

Requirements for minor:
Complete all lower-division course work (all 1000- and 2000-level classes) or its equivalent in Spanish, followed by 6 hours of upper-division credit in courses taught in Spanish. You will need a GPA of 2.5 in Spanish with no grade below “C” in all upper-division Spanish courses to receive the minor.

Contact information for students seeking more information:
 Mr. Anthony Valentine, Undergraduate Advisor
 213 Life Sciences East
 Tel. 405-744-5658
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