Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Arts in Spanish program provides students with a career-focused curriculum and is designed for native or non-native Spanish speakers. This degree is offered by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and focuses on basic language and conversational skills; speaking and writing abilities; and the use of language conversationally and to understand cultural differences. If you are wondering if you would enjoy earning the BA in Spanish, then watch for these signs:
You Have a Passion for the Spanish Language
If you have already completed high school or college coursework in Spanish and know that you love learning and communicating in this language, then there is a good chance that you would enjoy earning GCU’s Bachelor of Arts in Spanish degree.
You Want a Deeper Understanding of the Spanish Language
If you want to transform your passion for Spanish into a rewarding career by learning more about this language, then you may enjoy the coursework featured in GCU’s BA in Spanish. As you earn this degree, you will grow your Spanish language knowledge and fluency. You will also improve your conversation, writing and reading skills by completing an advanced study of the language and its history, culture and contemporary issues.
You Want to Pursue an In-Demand Career
An education in Spanish can provide you with the skills and experience that you need to pursue in-demand professional translator jobs in customer service positions, conference centers and classrooms. Also, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that employment of interpreters and translators will grow by 17% between 2016 and 2026, which is much faster than the average for all professions. This means you can feel confident that proficiency in the Spanish language can serve you well in your career.
If you believe you would enjoy earning the Bachelor of Arts in Spanish degree from GCU, then stop by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences website or click the Request More Information button on this page.
- “Interpreters and Translators.” Occupational Outlook Handbook. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved from: bls.gov/ooh/media-and-communication/interpreters-and-translators.htm
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