Develop a greater understanding of culture and language in the global community with a minor in Spanish.

What is a spanish Minor?

At Park University, our Spanish minor program is designed to assist students in acquiring the Spanish language as a tool of communication in the local, national and global communities. Whether you are pursuing professional-oriented or academic goals, learning Spanish can provide you with the knowledge and skills needed in many different areas of life.

Locations & Learning Options

The Spanish minor is available to all students.


  • Online
  • Parkville

Stacey Kikendall

Dr. Stacey Kikendall

Chair, Department of English & Interdisciplinary Studies
Associate Professor of English

Dr. Silvia Byer

Dr. Silvia Byer

Program Coordinator - Modern Languages
Professor of Modern Languages

The study of Spanish is not only the study of language; it is the study of culture too. As a Spanish student, you can gain an appreciation and understanding of the history and culture of diverse societies around the world.

At Park University, students who study Spanish language and literature are prepared to become multi-lingual professionals whose cultural knowledge and global perspective can lead to successful careers both in this country and abroad.

An accredited study abroad summer or semester program in Spanish is strongly recommended for minors.

Careers with a Spanish MINOR

Park University’s Spanish minor enables students to find employment in virtually all professions in local, national and international settings. Careers available to Spanish minors as bilingual employees or translators/interpreters include:

  • Hospitals
  • Municipal, County and Federal Courts
  • School Districts
  • Insurance Agencies
  • Homeland Security
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Spanish Program Highlights

Park University’s Spanish Minor program provides a well-rounded approach to the study of language. Along with the study of the Spanish language itself, the study of the Hispanic and indigenous cultures is also a part of the program.

At Park University, we aim to help our students explore diverse cultures through the development of a skillful use of languages spoken throughout the global community. These fundamental skills will help prepare you to pursue your academic and professional goals in many different fields.

Explore our opportunities for study abroad as well as scholarship opportunities.

Related programs

Park University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.