Announcements

FROM: Art & Languages Department
RE: SPANISH MINOR OR/AND A SPANISH PROFESSIONAL LANGUAGE CERTIFICATE!
Sent: 11/5/2019 9:35:49 PM
To: Students, Faculty, Staff



GREAT OPPORTUNITY! START THIS SPRING WITH A SPANISH MINOR OR/AND A SPANISH PROFESSIONAL LANGUAGE CERTIFICATE! 


You can use previous language courses for credit, challenging a Spanish course, or CLEP, getting the minor or certificate in a shorter period of time.


The Spanish Minor and Certificate will be reflected on your official academic transcripts.

If you have any questions about course availability, using previous language courses for credit, challenging a Spanish course, or CLEP, please let us know.
Art & Languages Department 724-938-4182 / 724-938-4246 or at
cencich_a@calu.edu

 


Spanish Minor (18 Credits) SPN 101- SPN 102- SPN 203- SPN 204- SPN 311-SPN 312

Certificate in Spanish for Law Enforcement (12 Credits) SPN 101- SPN 102- SPN 203- SPN 304

Certificate in Spanish for Business (12 Credits) SPN 101- SPN 102- SPN 203-SPN 305

 

Faculty are readily accessible, student tutoring is available seven days a week, and students are encouraged to strengthen their Spanish using mobile apps. Enhance even more your ability to communicate with the 400 million people who speak Spanish around the world. Students can join Alpha Mu Gamma, the language honor society, or put their language skills into practice with internships, study abroad opportunities and faculty-led travel.


Learn a second language and enhance your Cal U degree.

The Spanish minor can be combined with any major program of study or used to satisfy the language requirement of Cal U's international studies program. Studies show 5%-20%  average pay boost (above the base rate per hour) for Spanish-speaking employees in positions that offer a bilingual pay differential. (SOURCE: Salary.com)  and  a 22%  projected increase in demand for bilingual professionals by 2018, especially in education and healthcare, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Students who study Spanish are encouraged to think globally and explore various aspects of Hispanic culture. A second language may be especially valuable for students considering careers in:

  • Banking and international finance.
  • Business, industry and e-commerce.
  • Government and military service.
  • Import/export and international trade.
  • Nonprofit organizations and agencies.
  • Teaching
  • Translation/interpretation.
  • Travel and tourism.
  • Medical Field