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Un futuro brillante comienza aquí. Learn how with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from A&M-Commerce. Translation: A bright future starts here.

At roughly 53 million people, the U.S. has the second highest concentration of Spanish speakers in the world. Just in Texas, nearly 8 million people use Spanish in their daily lives. While pursuing a bachelor of arts degree in Spanish at A&M-Commerce, you will gain a career advantage thanks to your studies in the languages, cultures and literature of Latin America, Spain and the United States. Whether you’re working from home, campus or taking advantage of our study abroad program, our attentive staff will ensure you get the most out of your education. No matter your proficiency on arrival, you will leave here as a highly valuable bilingual professional.

Where It Is Offered Commerce, Mesquite
Duration

4 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Face-To-Face, Online
Total Credit Hours

120 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

Spanish (BA) Teaching Emphasis :: Big Easy Links

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Bachelor of Arts in Spanish :: 1.3 SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A DEGREE IN SPANISH

SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A DEGREE IN SPANISH

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Spanish (BA):: Focus Your Passion

Focus Your Passion

The Department of Literature and Languages offers two different tracks towards earning your bachelor’s degree. Discover what option works best for your career interest and goals.

Teaching

In an increasingly diverse society, Spanish speakers are more in demand every day. Pass your love of Spanish to the next generation with the skills you learn through this track.
Total credit hours: 120

Non-teaching

Learn to appreciate not only the language of Spanish but also its rich history. There’s a wealth of information to be gained through this track that can then be applied to your career of choice.
Total credit hours: 120

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Bachelor of Arts in Spanish :: 1.6 PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS

What You Will Learn

A degree in Spanish will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Gain, re-acquire and expand skills in oral expression, critical reading, translation and professional writing
  • Learn the unique use and structure of the Spanish language in diverse communities throughout US and around the world
  • Become a skillful mediator, bridging understanding between languages and cultures
  • Develop your transcultural competence as you advance your understanding and appreciation of Spanish literatures and cultures

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Bachelor of Arts in Spanish :: 1.7 Careers – ProgramTemplate

Careers

Become a valuable member of any team. As our culture becomes more diverse, the demand for bilingual workers increases. These are just a few of the many opportunities that await you.

Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries

Interpreter and Translator
$51,830
Public Relations Specialist
$61,150
Advertising, Promotion or Marketing Manager
$135,900
Bilingual Speech Language Therapist
$$80,000
Travel Agent
$40,660

US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018

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Bachelor of Arts in Spanish :: 1.12 FEATURED COURSES

Featured Courses

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Bachelor of Arts in Spanish :: 1.13 Course Delivery and Resources

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Course Delivery

This program offers the best of both online and in person learning. No matter your preference, you will receive the personal attention of our diverse and engaging faculty as they guide you through your time with us. Study abroad opportunities in Spain, Mexico, Central and South America are offered through the program.

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Bachelor of Arts in Spanish :: 1.131 Student Organizations

Student Organizations

Phi Iota Alpha (ΦΙΑ), established on December 26, 1931, is the oldest Latino fraternity still in existence and works to motivate people, develop leaders and create innovative ways to unite the Latino community. The brotherhood is composed of undergraduate, graduate and professional men committed towards the empowerment of the Latin American community by providing intensive social and cultural programs and activities geared towards the appreciation, promotion and preservation of Latin American culture.

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Undergraduate Program Costs

Program Costs

Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,126 for Texas residents and $9,034 for non-residents.

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Bachelor of Arts in Spanish :: 1.14 RELATED DEGREE PROGRAMS

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