The Spanish program offered at ASU’s West campus emphasizes the Spanish language, literature and culture, developing students to be bi-lingual and versatile team members in social agencies, education, law, and diplomacy.
The BA program in Spanish addresses language and examines the cultural production of Spanish-speaking communities, in Spanish.
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All students are required to meet general university admission requirements:
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WUE eligible program
Undergraduate students from western states who enroll in this program are eligible for a discounted tuition rate.
ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.
The Spanish program offers excellent preparation for graduate school or for employment as a teacher in the elementary or secondary school system, especially in those districts where bilingual programs are integral to the curricula. Outside the education system, students majoring in Spanish find employment as translators and interpreters in:
The business world also provides employment for those fluent in Spanish. This is especially true in the American Southwest, with its proximity to Mexico and through outlets opened by multi-national trade agreements.
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
|Communications Teachers, Postsecondary||10%||$66,510|
|Criminal Investigators and Special Agents||4.5%||$79,970|
|Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary||12.5%||$60,400|
|Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary||10.5%||$72,230|
|Reporters and Correspondents||-10%||$39,370|
|Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary||10.6%||$81,430|
|Public Relations Specialists||8.8%||$59,300|
|Interpreters and Translators||17.7%||$47,190|
|Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary||11.9%||$65,010|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).