Spanish Teaching Minor

Study Spanish teaching at UNI – the state’s leader in teacher preparation

Spanish Teaching minors develop a solid foundation in the Spanish language through studies in literature, linguistics, and teaching methods. This minor provides students with first-hand classroom experience, including lesson planning and class observations.

The Spanish Teaching minor is designed for students completing an Elementary Education major or Secondary Education major.


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.

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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