The Spanish major is designed to increase the student’s ability to communicate in Spanish and to provide a broad understanding of Spanish and Spanish-American culture. The language skills and cultural knowledge acquired will enhance employment opportunities in many fields, including:

  • Law
  • Government
  • Travel and tourism
  • Teaching

In conjunction with another area of specialization, a Spanish major is excellent preparation for a career in:

  • Law enforcement
  • International business and commerce
  • Accounting
  • Print and electronic media
  • Human resources
  • Health care

Recent Graduates’ Job Placements

  • International accountant
  • Attorney
  • Health care administrator
  • Spanish tavern manager
  • CNN news producer
  • Teacher
  • Intelligence service officer
  • Foreign service officer
  • International business executive
  • Bank vice-president.

Opportunities for Graduate Studies

Law School, M.A. and Ph.D. in Spanish, Latin-American Studies,
Comparative Literature, International Affairs, or Library/Information Science.

Graduate School Admissions

  • Michigan State University
  • University of Miami Law School
  • University of Northern Iowa
  • Farleigh Dickenson
  • Ohio State University
  • Marquette University
  • University of Pittsburgh