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Spanish certificate

With a Spanish Certificate from Normandale, you’ll take courses in intermediate Spanish which will give you the opportunity to acquire linguistic skills, cultural knowledge and intercultural competence necessary to work in an increasingly global community.  

This certificate is a great accompaniment to many academic fields and careers where a global perspective is needed. 

Why Learn Spanish?

Learning Spanish opens doors to a lot of different career paths, and adds skills that are marketable in any career. 

Learning Spanish can help you:  

  • adapt and function well in unfamiliar situations,  
  • communicate well with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds,  
  • analyze cultural differences in professional settings, and 
  • think abstractly and critically. 

What Makes our Spanish Program Unique?

The World Languages and Cultures Department at Normandale Community College is proud to be the largest language department within the Minnesota State system. 

As a student here, you’ll get personalized attention with small class sizes, and you’ll have  ample time to practice speaking, writing and reading Spanish.  

If you need to complete a language requirement in Spanish, or if you want to major in Spanish at a four-year university — you’ll get a great start here.  

World Languages Faculty

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