Jun 22, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Business Spanish Minor

Advisor: Veronica Haun
Phone: 540-568-6851

The professional minor in business Spanish is intended for students who wish to consolidate and improve their knowledge of Spanish in several business areas. The main aim of the minor is to teach students how to use specific business terms in Spanish and to handle selling techniques, negotiation strategies, product presentations, commercial activities, marketing and business correspondence in Spanish. Students acquire a greater knowledge of Spanish as well as deeper understanding of Spanish or Hispanic societies and their business cultures.

The minor comprises one linguistic component, one elective component, one translation/interpretation component and three profession-specific linguistic components.

Minimum Grades

A student must receive a minimum grade of “C-” for course credits to count toward any major or minor in the Department of FLLC .

Required Core Courses: 9 Credit Hours

Choose one Business and Society course: 3 Credit Hours

Choose one elective Translation and Interpretation course: 3 Credit Hours

Total: 18 Credit Hours


1 Student must contact Business Spanish minor coordinator to receive instructions and complete an end-of-course assignment focused on Latin American business.