Spanish is one of the fastest growing languages in the United States and is reflective of rich and enduring cultures. With a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, you’ll develop proficiency in writing, speaking, and understanding the language, and much more. Your language skills will be enhanced and expanded with a deep understanding of the history, cultures, geography, literature, and politics of the Spanish-speaking regions.
With this knowledge in hand, you’ll gain skills to pursue a career in government, military, business, or education. During the program you’ll have the option of completing seven courses of upper-division electives or pursuing a Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential for California.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Develop oral, written, and reading proficiency in Spanish.
- Read and interpret representative texts and cultural productions in Spanish.
- Develop analytical and critical skills that build from textual, cultural, and linguistic analysis to the exploration of society.
- Translate and interpret to and from Spanish.
- Differentiate the major aspects of Latin American and Hispanic culture and civilization from pre-Columbian times to the present.
- Demonstrate familiarity with the history and culture of the Spanish speaking world.
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