Department of English, Modern Languages, and Journalism Modern Languages Program
Helping you become a bilingual professional
Modern Languages Program
The Modern Languages Program is dedicated to preparing students for the 21st-century multilingual society, in which the United States is the second most populous Spanish-speaking country and Spanish is the second most spoken language in the United States with 60 million Spanish speakers. Our program is committed to developing our students’ linguistic and cultural competencies and prepares them to enter the transnational and global workforce where bilingual Spanish-English healthcare, business and media professionals are in high demand and earn higher salaries over the course of their career.
Program Director + Department Chair, Dr. Rachel Spaulding
Become a Spanish teacher and teach the next generation of future bilingual professionals. If you are trying to become a Spanish Teacher or thinking about it, learn more on our pathways to teaching page.
Spanish in the Professions
Spanish speakers are in high demand in the professional world. We offer several medical Spanish courses, Business Spanish courses and a complete minor in Spanish.
Bilingual professionals are more important than ever. US is the second largest Spanish Speaking country and is on target to be the largest Spanish speaking country by 2050.
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Bachelor of Arts