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A Major in Spanish

Description of Major


This major educates students about the Spanish language, culture and literature of Spain, most of Latin America and the Spanish-speaking United States.


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Employment Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in industry, education, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. As the emerging second language in the United States, fluency in Spanish greatly expands job opportunities in all fields.  The variety of jobs available for Spanish graduates includes but is not limited to:

Advertising Manager International Account Manager
Announcer  International Consultant
Anthropologist  International Hotel Administrator
Archivist International Relations Officer
Audiologist  Interpreter
Author  Journalist
Bilingual Secretary Lawyer
Civil Service Worker  Librarian 
Cultural Officer Linguist 
Customs Inspector  Missionary 
Editor Multi-Lingual Port Receptionist
Filmmaker National Security Agent
Flight Attendant Overseas Personnel Manager
Foreign Correspondent Paralegal
Foreign Diplomat Professor
Foreign Exchange Trader Reservations Sales Agent
Foreign News Correspondent  Scientific Linguist
Foreign Service Officer Speech Pathologist 
Foreign Social Worker Teacher 
Fund-Raiser Textbook Publisher 
Human Resources Associate Tour Guide 
Immigration Inspector  Translator
Import/Export Clerk Travel Agent 
Intelligence Specialist Travel Writer