At so many universities around the country, students are minoring in foreign languages to be more marketable. By studying Spanish, the second most widely-spoken language in the United States, you will be able to compete with fellow graduates and have one-up on those who do not have the cultural or linguistic competency that accompanies studying a foreign language. Give yourself that extra edge when it comes to the job market!
A Spanish minor accompanying any field of study will be beneficial. Employment opportunities for students who study foreign language are found in fields such as:
Link to MLA language map: http://arcgis.mla.org/mla/default.aspx
Link to MLA pages on benefits of knowing other languages: http://www.adfl.org/resources/knowing_other_languages.htm
As highlighted on Youngstown State University’s webpage, there is a demand in Business and Government, especially, when it comes to knowledge and command of a foreign language: