Spanish/English Translation Minor

Gain in-demand skills in translation while growing your career prospects.

The Spanish/English Translation minor provides students with experience in crafting bilingual documents for business and professional needs. Students acquire both theoretical and practical experience working with real world documents and solving linguistic problems. Spanish/English translation students often work with local community agencies and schools to provide assistance. 

This minor pairs well with majors in Spanish or Spanish-Teaching, though it is complementary with a range of programs.

Click here for more information on Spanish/English Translation minor classes and program requirements.

Spanish placement exam

All students considering taking Spanish at UNI should take the Spanish placement exam. This exam will help you choose the appropriate first Spanish course at UNI. Please note: Heritage Speakers should first consult with Professor Juan Carlos Castillo ( before taking the placement exam. There is a fee of $10 for the exam.

Students taking notes in a classroom.

Real-World Experience

Our students partner with local community agencies and schools to provide assistance in translating documents.

Grad School Ready

UNI Languages and Literatures graduates have gone on to succeed in nationally recognized graduate programs.

Get Published

Our students have the chance to publish their work in Inner Weather – UNI’s student-run literary magazine.

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Contact us directly at:

Department of Languages & Literatures
University of Northern Iowa
1001 Bartlett Hall
Cedar Falls, Iowa

Phone: (319) 273-2821

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