Department of English

McMurry University
Abilene, Texas 79697-0368


You’ll develop a strong foundation in the linguistic and cultural traditions of the Spanish-speaking world.

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What Sets Us Apart

By pursuing your minor in Spanish at McMurry, you can enjoy the benefits of small-class instruction and personalized attention. Even though our program may be small, we hold many special opportunities for students as we house a chapter of the national Spanish Honor Society, which provides study abroad opportunities and offers scholarships and awards to students who demonstrate academic excellence in language studies.

What You Can Earn

Minor in Spanish

You’ll complete 9-23 credit hours for the minor.


A minor in Spanish will expand your horizons and opportunities by teaching you to communicate with people from all over the world. You will enhance your career prospects as the demand for bilingual professionals across different fields is only increasing. Some fields in which a background in Spanish can be an invaluable asset include education, international business, tourism and government service.

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