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World Languages-Spanish

How we shine...
We offer scholarships for students who are majoring Spanish
In addition to Spanish, we offer classes in French, German and Chinese
Who to contact in World Languages-Spanish
Dr. Ruth E. Smith,
Professor of Spanish

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World Languages-Spanish

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

About World Languages-Spanish...
The World Languages Department offers degrees in French and Spanish through the College of Arts and Sciences, and the College of Education and Human Development. The Department also offers a minor in Latin and/or Classical Studies, and students may certify to teach Latin through a multidisciplinary plan. Courses in introductory German and Chinese are available. The Department also offers ESL courses for international students.

What you can do with this degree:
Banking/Finance, Government (local, regional, and national), Homeland Security, Interpreting, Law Enforcement, Marketing, Medicine, Military, Teach, Tourism, Work in Libraries and Museums

What careers have our graduates pursued?
Airport and Airport Management, Banking/Finance, Homeland Security, Hospitals and Clinics, Language Teachers, Law, Law Enforcement, Medicine, Missionary Field, Pharmaceuticals, Security, Social Service Agencies, Tourism

"The Spanish department at ULM nurtured my understanding of the broad world that the Spanish language encompasses from history, culture, literature, and linguistics. What I learned at ULM instilled a deeper passion that fuels my desire to continue my study of Spanish in graduate school."
-Matthew Street,
Spanish Major

Where have our students gone on to graduate school?
LSU, Southern Mississippi University, University of Oklahoma

Check out some of our learning opportunities:
  • Internships are available from the North American Spanish Language Academy (ANLE) and with Monroe City Schools
  • Teaching Assistants sponsored by Embassy of Spain in Spain
  • Study abroad opportunities to Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru and Spain

Take advantage of online learning.
We offer select courses online.

Get involved beyond the classroom:
Phi Tau Gamma, Sigma Delta Pi

Where are our faculty's interests?
Literature of Spain, Second Language Acquisition, Latin American Literature and Linguistics

The American Association of Foreign Languages
Louisiana Foreign Language Teachers Association
American Council of Teachers of Foreign Languages