Spanish is the official language of 20 countries, the third most spoken language in the world and the second most common language in the United States. Our program strives to ensure that you will gain a working knowledge of a second language, which is a vital and practical skill for many careers in business, education, social services, health care and the government.
Whether you're at an elementary speaking level or an advanced, a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish will help you gain a clear appreciation of Hispanic culture. Expect your schedule to be filled with a wide variety of courses in language, literature, film, and culture, as well as study abroad experiences.
In addition to Spanish, we teach other high-demand, critical languages, such as Arabic, Chinese, German, and Portuguese.
Our nationally known study-abroad program in Spain is recognized as one of the most attractive cultural and linguistic experiences at Florida Southern College.
The U.S. finds itself increasingly involved in Latin American culture, recognizing that the largest minority population in this nation is Hispanic. Blend your language studies with courses in Latin literature, film, and history for a deeper understanding of this rich culture.
Due to their knowledge and involvement in the community, our students serve as cultural ambassadors in the Polk Hispanic Festival and in the Florida Southern College Latin American Film Festival.
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In SPA 3345 Spanish for Business, you'll focus on the development of vocabulary, writing, reading, and cultural understanding specifically when conducting business in the Hispanic world.
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If you choose to major in Spanish, you can combine your language and literature courses with Latin American Studies and be exposed to other disciplines such as politics, economics, film, and theater.
The Modern Language department sponsors two organizations specifically geared to bring majors and minors together—the Spanish Club and Delta Sigma Pi, the nationally recognized honorary Spanish fraternity.
Due to challenges associated with the pandemic, we have waived the requirement to submit a recommendation letter.
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