College of Arts & Sciences
Department of English, Philosophy & Modern Languages
The Spanish Major
The B.A. in Spanish provides students with immersive study in Spanish language, linguistics, history, culture, and literature. In addition to gaining language proficiency, Spanish majors are often interested in careers in government or with international agencies and companies with overseas branches.
Program Learning Outcomes
Students in Spanish will be able to use their language skills in daily life as well as possess: a general understanding (historical and contemporary) of the culture(s) of that language; an acquaintance with the literature of that language; a general understanding of the grammar of that language; and (for teaching majors and minors) an acquaintance with traditional and current methodology for teaching modern languages and familiarity with on-going issues in modern languages.