Why Major in Spanish


Spanish is the second most common language in the United States after English. There are more Spanish speakers in the United States than speakers of French, Hawaiian, and the Native American languages combined. Spanish is spoken most frequently at home by about 37 million people, making it the fifth largest Spanish-speaking community in the world, after Mexico, Colombia, Spain and Argentina. Our Spanish Department offers a variety of Culture, Literature, Grammar and Specialized classes at the advanced level. We also encourage to our students to participate in our Study Abroad Programs.

A major in Spanish, coupled with a major or minor in another discipline, can open a wide variety of doors for all students. During your education, it might be a wise idea to travel to a foreign country or study abroad in international exchange programs to learn more about the culture. Volunteering language skills to community organizations, churches, or programs that work with people who speak your target language can also be very beneficial.

Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn a language that can open doors for your future job search...START MAJORING IN SPANISH NOW!!!!!

Career Possibilities

  • Translator/Interpreter
  • Diplomat/Ambassador
  • Social Worker
  • Teacher
  • College Professor
  • International Business *Librarian
  • Travel Agent
  • *Archivist
  • Art Dealer
  • *Historian
  • * May require further education or certification

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