Online Bachelor of Arts in Spanish
Arizona State University's bachelor’s degree in Spanish online significantly advances your understanding of the Spanish language and the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Spanish literature, mass media, politics and film are a few of the many topics you’ll study as you learn the linguistic, literary and cultural elements of the Spanish language.
Next start date: 10/11/2023
Total classes: 38
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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What can you do with a bachelor's degree in Spanish?
A bachelor’s degree in Spanish prepares you for professional roles where Spanish-speaking skills and cultural competency are needed or preferred. This degree can be an asset in many career paths in areas such as:
- Health care.
- National and international management.
- Translation and interpretation.
Those who are bilingual in English and Spanish are proven to make 5%–20% more than their monolingual peers. A bachelor’s degree in Spanish is perfect for anyone who would like to become proficient in a second language and gain a competitive edge in their future profession.
It’s important to note that the online Spanish degree doesn’t provide courses that certify students in teaching or translating and interpreting. This degree can help prepare you to become certified in teaching or interpretation; however, these credentials must be obtained outside of the program.
What will I learn about the cultures of Spanish-speaking communities?
In ASU's online Spanish degree you’ll study various texts, films, historical events and important social debates to develop a deep understanding of the cultures in Spanish-speaking regions. Culture itself includes the various customs, values and institutions of these regions. Specifically, this degree takes a close look at Spanish, Latin American and Mexican American cultures to create an all-encompassing understanding of these cultures and the differences between them. Learning about the many cultures related to the Spanish language allows for a greater understanding of the language, better translation and enhanced cultural awareness.
Online Spanish classes
Potential courses in this degree include Spanish language, literature, linguistics, civilization, professional correspondence and business communication. Courses also promote oral communication through virtual meetings with instructors and groups, making use of the latest technology to facilitate authentic conversation. Online Spanish classes include:
SPA 325: Introduction to Hispanic Literature (HU)
SPA 315: Advanced Spanish I for Bilinguals (C)
SPA 313: Spanish Conversation and Composition (G)
SPA 316: Advanced Spanish II for Bilinguals (L & C)
SPA 314: Spanish Conversation and Composition (G)
POR 301: Portuguese for Spanish Speakers I
SPA 203: Intermediate Spanish I for Bilinguals (C & G)
SPA 204: Intermediate Spanish II for Bilinguals (C & G)
What can I do with a Spanish degree?
Spanish majors take on many different roles after graduation, from the medical field to careers in communication. The online Spanish degree aims to connect students to prospective employers before graduation and give students the option to attend career-related webinars, helping to build students’ confidence in their future professions. Being the second most widely spoken language in the world, the added benefits of a Spanish degree are undeniable.
Bachelor’s degree in Spanish admission requirements
You are considered a first-year student for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).
A top college to learn Spanish language and culture
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences takes a transdisciplinary approach to education with a vast spectrum of degrees in the social sciences, natural sciences and humanities. We inspire students to be socially aware, critical thinkers and global citizens.