Our minors allow you to develop language skills and a greater cultural understanding while pursuing a major in another subject.

Minors in French, German or Spanish

Many students choose to minor in French, German or Spanish along with their primary major.

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Minor in German Studies

For students interested in the cultures and histories of the German-speaking countries, a minor in German Studies combines some language learning with coursework across many disciplines.

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Placement Exam

We strongly encourage all students who have previously studied a language to take the placement exam before enrolling in their first course at UMKC.

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