Bachelor of Arts

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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

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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:

  • Conversation and Composition
  • Women in Spanish Film
  • Civilizations and Cultures
  • Hispanic Cultural Productions
  • Study Abroad in Spanish-speaking Country
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Secondary Education Track

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.

Career Outlook


Median national salary for Interpreters and Translators according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook.