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The Department of Language and Literature cultivates the effective use of language – through extensive reading and writing in English and mastery in other languages – as a powerful tool for communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking in Christian service and leadership throughout the world.
B.A. in Spanish Degree Details
These are the important details you will need to keep in mind as you prepare your application and degree plan.
University Requirements: 56 credit hours + Major Requirements: 34-38 credit hours + Electives: 34-38 credit hours = Total Required: 128 credit hours*
*Based on track selection
Latin American Culture
Survey of Peninsular Literature
Department: Language and Literature
Early Bird: Nov. 1
Regular: Feb. 1
National Candidates: May 1
In today’s global marketplace, studying Spanish – one of the world’s most widely spoken languages – opens the door to many career opportunities and rich life experiences.
ACU’s Spanish majors acquire language and cultural proficiency through in-depth study of language structures, cultural competency, literary knowledge and enhanced communicative skills. We strongly encourage our majors to bring their language skills to life and spend a Study Abroad semester in Uruguay or another immersion destination. Since this degree allows a considerable number of elective hours, students majoring in Spanish can often secure a major in a second field, thus enhancing their career options.
Spanish majors at ACU learn outside the classroom and around the world with co-curriculars and programs including:
- Study Abroad
- Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish majors honor society)
- Community service
- Hispanos Unidos (student group)
Proficiency in Spanish language opens a wide variety of career paths, including:
- High school Spanish teacher
- Foreign news correspondent
- Foreign diplomat
- International account manager
- International relations consultant