Bachelor of Arts
College of Arts & Sciences
Languages, Literature, & Philosophy
Total Credit Hours: 124
Typical Completion: 4 Years, full-time
Cost per credit hour: $333
Full-time Tuition: $3,996/semester
Learning another language is one of the a cornerstones of a liberal arts or professional education. Along with developing a better understanding of how language works and increasing vocabulary through learning new words, the study of a foreign language introduces students to a range of cultures and a global awareness of the world in which we live. The department offers classes in Spanish language and literature, along with study abroad opportunities to Mexico and Spain. Students may major in Spanish or in Spanish with Teacher Certification.
As an Spanish major, you will take classes such as:
Students who wish to teach Spanish in middle school or high school can choose the teaching certificate track. You will take teacher training courses in addition to your subject classes. Upon graduation, you will have earned a secondary education license in the state of Mississippi.
Median national salary for Interpreters and Translators according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook.