2019-2020 Catalogue

Minor in Spanish for Business

With an interdisciplinary approach, the Minor in Spanish for Business gives students an excellent opportunity to blend advanced language skills, cultural knowledge and an international business component. Students who choose this minor have an excellent opportunity to learn about Spanish culture using business as a foundation. The minor requires three classes from the Modern Languages Department and one elective that can be chosen from the Modern Languages Department or courses from various other departments (listed below).

Course Title Credits
Required Courses
MLSP 203Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition3
or MLSP 305 Spanish Translation
MLSP 302Spanish for Business3
MLSP 312Spanish for Business II: A Practical Approach3
Select one of the following:3
Any MLSP course not already required
International Accounting 1
International Economics 1
International Economic Growth and Development
Economics of the European Union 1
International Finance 1
Global Commerce and Human Rights: Short-Term Program to Chile
Contemporary Europe
Case Study: Transforming Economies of Europe: Short-Term Program to Europe
International Organizations
Contemporary Issues in Global Politics
Latin America (1800-present)
The Caribbean: Past, Present, Future
History of the World Economy
Europe Reborn: Cold War to European Union
Selected Topics in Latin American/Caribbean History
International Business Law 1
International Marketing 1
Management of International Operations 1
Managing in the Global Business Environment 1
International Management Behavior 1
Health of Nations: Anatomy and Function of Health Systems in the United States and Around the World
Cross-Cultural Psychology
Immigrant Entrepreneurship

Policies Related to Minors

  • Some major/minor combinations are prohibited. See the major/minor exclusions list for more information.
  • Courses taken to fulfill a minor can be applied as business-related electives, arts and sciences electives, unrestricted electives, the humanities/social science elective or the mathematics/natural sciences elective.
  • The electives guide defines all classes as either arts and sciences or business. Students are strongly encouraged to maintain an awareness of where courses taken for a minor apply to their degree requirements.
  • Courses fulfilling General Education requirements (except the humanities/social science elective and the math/natural science elective) may not be applied to a minor.
  • Courses used to fulfill the modern language requirement for BA students cannot be applied to a minor.
  • Courses fulfilling Business Core requirements may not be applied to a minor (except for the Business Studies Minor).  
  • A course taken under the Pass/Fail/D policy may be applied to the minor.
  • Major courses (including courses applied to the Liberal Studies Major or Business Studies Major) may not be applied to a minor.
  • Students may apply only one course not taken at Bentley (from sources such as transfer, IB, AP, course away, non-Bentley study abroad program, etc.) to the minor.
  • Students may only complete a maximum of two minors.
  • Students must achieve a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in the minor.