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Spanish Degree

About The Degree:

This degree will provide you with an intensive study of the Spanish language, leading to a proficiency in spoken and written language and an appreciation for the literature and culture of Spain and other Spanish-speaking nations.

What Can I Do With This Major?

Your Future with Our Spanish Degree

As a graduate of Missouri Southern's Spanish program, you'll harness your passion for language into a fulfilling, life-long career. Picture yourself in one of these positions:

  • Translate for healthcare organizations, international organizations, or freelance.
  • Work as an interpreter for a number of tourist agencies.
  • Get a job in international business.
  • Teach Spanish in America or abroad.
  • Choose from a variety of airline or airport positions in need of bilingual staff members.

What You'll Learn:

  • To speak/converse with ease and confidence when dealing with routine tasks and social situations with moderate control in the present, past, and future tenses.
  • To write in a variety of styles such as taking notes on familiar topics, writing uncomplicated letters, simple summaries, and compositions related to work, school experiences, and topics of current and general interest at the Intermediate High level.
  • To read and comprehend simple, connected texts in various time frames that deal with basic personal, historical, and/or social needs about which the reader has personal interest.
  • To listen and understand main ideas and most details of connected discourse on a variety of topics and time frames.
  • To identify cultural information or patterns, such as major geographical features, historical events, social-linguistic behaviors, and major literary and art forms of the target culture, among others.

This Degree Is Great For You If You Want To:

  • Live and work as a professional in Spain or a Spanish-speaking country such as Mexico, Argentina and Chile.
  • Teach the Spanish language (and culture) to students in America, or the English  to Spanish students abroad.
  • Be a host family for visiting Spanish students.


Current Catalog

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Arts - Spanish

Bachelor of Science in Education

Bachelor of Science in Education - Spanish - Grades K-12 Certification