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As a modern languages student, you can pursue either a Bachelor of Arts degree or a Bachelor of Science, depending on your objectives and goals.

If you are seeking a more broad applicable degree in Spanish as you pursue a career in missions, international business or any number of vocations, check out our Bachelor of Arts Degree.

If you hope to use your language skills in the classroom, consider our Spanish Education degree, or combine your Spanish degree with another field of study to further broaden your knowledge base and increase your marketability. 

Modern Languages Degrees and Majors:

Spanish Bachelor of Arts: This degree requires 32 credit hours with classes designed to sharpen and increase your language skills. Also offered are a number of literature and cultural classes. You will be required to practice your abilities among native speakers while fulfilling a study abroad requirement.

Spanish Education Bachelor of Science: This degree requires 40 credit hours with classes designed for those seeking to master the Spanish language as well as to gain an understanding of how to teach Spanish to others. While pursuing this degree, you will take language, literature, and cultural classes alongside educational classes to prepare you for the classroom. You will have the opportunity to study Spanish among native speakers through our study abroad program.


Spanish: This minor requires 15-17 credit hours and is a great addition to a variety of majors. Are you planning to pursue a career in international business, missions work among Spanish speakers, or work for government agencies operating outside the U.S.? Minoring in Spanish will strengthen your language skills and deepen your cultural understanding can help you achieve your goals. Students may also choose a study abroad course as part of this minor.