Become fluent and culturally competent in the second-most widely spoken language in the world.
Earning a bachelor’s degree in spanish at Marian University will give you the linguistic skills and cultural knowledge you need to engage with a diverse spanish-speaking population in the United States as well as peoples and cultures in 21 countries whose official language is Spanish.
As a spanish major, you will develop the communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills needed to be a competitive employment candidate and effective global citizen.
No matter what career path you choose, becoming a culturally competent, effective communicator in spanish will:
Our expert, engaging faculty bring the world to your classroom through cultural trips, study-abroad courses, community engagement opportunities, and guest speakers.
As a spanish major, you'll have many opportunities to pursue multiple interests and take classes outside of the discipline.
To earn the 128-credit B.A. in Spanish, you will complete Marian's general education curriculum in addition to required and elective Spanish courses.
You'll complete a minimum of 33 credits of spanish courses above the 100-level, such as:
In addition, we highly encourage you to earn academic credit through approved study-abroad courses and international experiences, which are offered in short-term and semester-based programs.
You must successfully pass a spanish language proficiency exam given by faculty to graduate.
The possibilities for adding a second major, an academic minor, or a concentration to your plan of study are plentiful.
These are just a few examples of how you can customize your spanish studies.
Taking advantage of options like these will help you more clearly define your occupational focus and profession, providing maximum flexibility and employment options.
With Marian's emphasis on educating students who are great communicators, big thinkers, excellent problem-solvers, and confident researchers, you can choose a variety of career paths.
As a spanish major, your career paths could include:
The demand for foreign language interpreters and translators, for example, is growing much faster than average. The United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports the employment outlook in this area will grow by 18 percent through 2026.
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