Bilingual in a Global World
Bilingual In A Global World


Why choose this program?

Spanish is no longer a foreign language in the U.S. Given the continued growth of the Hispanic population in California and the nation, we will soon be the largest Spanish-speaking country in the world. Learning Spanish will help you in business and your career, and it will enable you to keep pace with Hispanic influence on culture.

What will I experience?

  • Gain basic proficiency interpreting, writing and speaking Spanish
  • Appreciate Hispanic culture, social interactions, beliefs, values, arts, literature and music
  • Grasp the relationships and interactions between Hispanic and other cultures
  • Interact with multicultural communities using your knowledge of Spanish language and culture
  • Opportunity to participate in Spanish Club activities.

What opportunities might it lead to?

An associate of arts in Spanish degree can lead to a career in a variety of fields where translating and interpreting are essential. There is a huge demand in the U.S. for Spanish-speakers in nursing, construction, management and media, among other positions. It is also the foundation for four-year college studies in Spanish language and culture.

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 Photo of Yasmeen Flores

“One thing is for certain, my active involvement on campus definitely made me go above and beyond what I initially thought I could handle.” – Yasmeen Flores, Political Science and Spanish 2014