西班牙语研究 Minor

给n the sizeable Spanish-speaking population in our region and the nation as a whole, Spanish is an ideal language for you to learn at 西雅图 Pacific University.

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Spanish is, after Chinese, the most common first language in the world. And because more than 35 million Spanish speakers live in the United States, a growing number of employers prefer to hire individuals who can effectively communicate in Spanish. 同样的, communicating in Spanish can benefit you when serving in many mission organizations and nonprofits.

Beyond the clear economic benefits, learning Spanish can broaden your cultural horizons, sharpen your critical-thinking skills, and increase your creativity. Spanish is even one of the official languages of the United Nations.

Students in a 西班牙语研究 class

Career opportunities

  • Bilingual educator
  • 传教士
  • 语言学家
  • 公务员
  • International business
  • 社会工作者
  • 外交官
  • 记者
  • 外国服务

Minor requirements

The 西班牙语研究 minor offers you an opportunity to study not only the Spanish language, but also the broader Spanish-speaking world, and the peoples who use Spanish as their primary language for business, 政府, 和教育. 

这个小的 courses include Advanced Spanish, History of Spain and Portugal, History of Latin America, and Spanish Literature. A senior paper is also required.

Entering the minor

You may enter the Spanish minor during your first quarter at SPU. Entrance after your first quarter requires only good academic standing (2.0 or higher SPU cumulative GPA). 查阅 undergraduate catalog for complete information on how and when to enter and what you must do to complete the program.   


教师联系

罗伯特Baah

Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies
PhD, University of Southern California

电子邮件: nana@global-sphere.net
电话: 206-281-2339
办公室: 马斯顿大厅 214

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罗伯特•Baah professor of Spanish and Latin American studies, tells you — in Spanish — why he teaches at SPU.

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