Areas of Study
With over 400 million native speakers, Spanish is one of the most common languages spoken throughout the world today. In the U.S., it is the second most used language and is spoken throughout Europe and most of South America. If you’re interested in diving into another language, it’s difficult to go wrong with the value and utility that you’ll acquire from majoring in Spanish.
UTSA’s Spanish Program
The B.A. in Spanish is designed to develop a specialized knowledge of Hispanic culture, literature and language. Studying the Spanish language leads to a greater appreciation of Hispanic art and culture, and enhances your travel experiences throughout Central and South America and Europe. Bilingualism opens the door to several career opportunities as many firms seek employees who can speak both Spanish and English. Additionally, many occupational fields are in need of professional translators and interpreters including healthcare, law, government, military, law enforcement and education.
UTSA’s University Career Center offers several resources to help students identify and develop the global skills necessary to successfully pursue and achieve lifelong career goals.