What You Will Learn
What Is The World Languages Degree?
The Bachelor of Arts in World Languages is housed within the College of Arts & Humanities
with a concentration in Spanish. Minors in French, German, Japanese, Latin American/Latino
Studies, and Spanish Medical Interpretation are also available to coincide with this
program. The curriculum provides a foundation of grammar, writing, and oral communication
skills in the chosen language of study as well as coursework in the cultures and history
associated with the designated language.
What Will I Learn In This Program?
- Mastery of the conventions of standard written Spanish
- Effective communication and comprehension skills in the target language within a variety of cultural contexts
- Awareness of linguistics and an appreciation of languages and their roles within the global community
- Ability to understand and respond creatively, critically, and analytically to print and non-print texts in the target language
- Understanding of the role of Spanish in the global community and appreciation of cultural differences
- Ability to conduct research and use it effectively
What Courses Will I Take?
The Academic Advising Center has created maps that are term-by-term sample course schedules based on the current Undergraduate Catalog. On each Degree Map, the milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep students on track to graduate in four years.
What resources are available to me?
- American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
- Modern Language Association
- Linguistic Society of America
- National Communication Association
- Rhetoric Society of America
Additional resources specifically for Tech students:
- Psi Omicron Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi
- World Language Club
Where Might I Find A Job After Graduating From This Program?
Positions within the World Languages field depend on the chosen language of study
and the industries of interest to the student. Students can think out of the box with
this major through careers in multilingual writing and public programs or services.
If you are confident in your ability to speak your chosen language as well as English,
you may also find work in a position requiring some translating.
Where Can I Get More Information About The World Languages Degree?
For more information about the World Languages degree and requirements, see the program within the College of Arts & Humanities catalog.