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Our global society values people who can communicate in several languages.

Enhance your awareness and appreciation of Hispanic culture, develop oral, listening, reading, and writing skills, and gain insight and understanding of global interdependence with a major or minor in Spanish.

Contact Information

Cynthia Halpern, PhD
Chair and Professor, Romance Languages
610.902.8341
cynthia.halpern@cabrini.edu

At a glance:

Total credits for major

33

Total credits for minor

18

Projected job growth to 2024*

4.1%

Spanish Program Details

The Spanish curriculum is designed to develop oral and listening skills and a reading knowledge and writing proficiency in Spanish, as well as to enhance an awareness and appreciation of Hispanic culture in order to provide insight and understanding of global interdependence.

Employment Outlook

The ability to speak and write well in Spanish prepares students for a wide variety of careers in fields such as:

  • Teaching
  • Banking
  • Business
  • Communications
  • Public relations
  • Social work
  • Travel and tourism
  • Government

Program Highlights

  • Major or minor option
  • Robust study abroad option
  • Gain insight into Spanish culture in an increasingly global society

Skills Learned

  • Competently speak, listen to, read, and write Spanish at levels set by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) guidelines
  • Develop a general historical understanding of Spanish and Spanish American civilizations and the connections between Spain and the New World
  • Understand the major intellectual and literary movements in Spanish and Spanish American letters
  • Analyze, critique, and/or write, in Spanish, an original interpretation of a work of Spanish or Spanish American literature or culture

*Employment projections taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics report for employment category: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations.

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