Enhance your ability to communicate on a multilingual level as a USJ Spanish major
The study of another language will expand your cultural awareness and sharpen your communication skills, enabling you to compete on a global level.
Our program goes beyond the study of a language and incorporates the study of the many Hispanic cultures. Our faculty are recognized for their academic distinction in the Culture, Arts, and Languages field.
Academic Map Program Curriculum
Please use this academic map as a reference guide. Academic advisors are always available to discuss the required courses depending on each student’s needs.
Internships & Career Opportunities
With a degree in Spanish, graduates learn skills integral to success in fields such as education, government, business, and human services. Potential careers: trade analyst, translator, teacher, diplomat, immigration supervisor, counselor, criminal investigator, social worker, and more.
USJ offers a B.A. degree in Spanish, a minor in Spanish, as well as a minor and certificate program in Latino Community Practice. You will learn to speak, read, and write with conversational ease as you study Spanish in cultural, literary, and historical contexts. Spanish majors spend a semester or year abroad as part of a cultural internship. This invaluable experience provides the opportunity to live and study in a Spanish-speaking country.
Clubs & Organizations
Hispanic Student Union (HSU) | Social Work Alliance (SWA) Join a club
Diana Valencia, Ph.D.
Chair, Culture, Arts and Languages
Email: [email protected]