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Are you currently enrolled in a program at Ashland University and looking to expand your skill set and marketability? Consider a minor in a foreign language.

Advantages of Minoring in Foreign Language

Minoring in French or Spanish at Ashland University can be very rewarding to your future career. Why? It shows you are flexible, work well with diversity, excel in challenging situations, and have better communication skills than other applicants. Knowledge of a foreign language can land you a job and can even get you a higher starting salary or starting bonus.

Available Minors

Ashland University’s Foreign Language Department offers four minors:

  • Minor in French

  • Minor in Spanish

  • Minor in Spanish for PK-8 Majors: A minor in Spanish plus a field experience in the AU Costa Rica program

  • Minor in Global Studies: Combines language study, intercultural communication, border crossing courses and a study abroad experience

The Spanish and French Minors are only nine credit hours after you complete the elementary and intermediate level language study. You can also take two 300 level electives and the Grammar and Composition Course.