After completing some courses in Spanish, you will be able to:
A background in Spanish serves as a basis in a variety of areas. Those who earn a bachelor's degree in Spanish enter the occupational fields of journalism, broadcasting, international business, translation, government service, organizational education, public relations, media studies, travel industry, and teaching. Those who go on to graduate school enhance their opportunities in those occupational areas, while adding opportunities in linguistics, comparative literature, and Spanish language instruction.
Jobs in Spanish interpretation and translation, in both business and government service, are predicted through 2014 to grow faster than the average for all occupations.1
You can earn credits in Spanish at HCC to transfer as humanities electives to a four year school toward a Spanish major.
Through successful completion of SPAN 202, you are able to meet the foreign language requirement in a variety of degree programs.
You can take various kinds of Spanish courses at HCC to explore the possibilities of connecting Spanish study with another major to enter such career areas as linguistics, comparative literature, journalism, international business, government service, translating in the publishing industry or for businesses, or education.
You can take Spanish courses simply to develop your ability to speak and read in Spanish as cultural and personal enrichment.