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Spanish — Bachelor of Arts/or Integrated Studies


Bachelor's degree

4 years


How to apply

Start date:
January, May, September 


Fees and costs



UFV now offers a minor in Spanish Language and Culture as part of a Bachelor of Arts or Integrated Studies.This minor offers students the opportunity to acquire the language, cultural skills, and intercultural competence needed to interact appropriately within diverse social and cultural contexts in the Spanish-speaking world and enables students to use Spanish in their academic and career plans. Designed to be international and interdisciplinary, the program draws on courses from Latin American Studies, Global Development Studies, and other programs where Spanish is a valuable skill. The program includes opportunities for experiential learning through study abroad, and practicum courses that allow students to gain international experience and become global citizens.

The Spanish Language and Culture minor can be applied to a number of degree programs. This section specifies the minor requirements only. Please refer to the appropriate Bachelor degree for information on additional requirements.

Students graduating with a Spanish Language and Culture minor will have attained a CEFR C Level, Proficient User designation, an international standard of language ability established by the Council of Europe.

The UFV Spanish Language and Culture minor requires 15-18 lower-level credits and 20 upper-level credits. For more information about program requirements for the minor, visit the UFV Academic Calendar.


The entrance requirements of the Bachelor of Arts degree will apply to the Spanish minor.

View the Bachelor of Arts entrance requirements in the UFV Academic Calendar.


This program is open for international students


Students who do not meet the entrance requirements can upgrade in order to meet prerequisites for university classes.

Make an appointment with a Upgrading and University Preparation advisor to discuss your upgrading needs.


Phone: 604-504-7441 ext. 4895
Toll free: 1-888-504-7441, ext. 4895
Email: mola@ufv.ca

"In my first year I realized that my passion was with French and it was something that was super enjoyable. I wasn't fluent to begin so it was a lot of work and effort but at the same time it was very rewarding. It opened my eyes to a new culture and a new way of life.

  • – Raymond Kobes
  •    Bachelor of Arts, French major and Business minor
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