Total minimum number of credits required for a major in Spanish
leading to the B.A. degree 120
Total minimum number of credits required for a minor in Spanish 18
Study of foreign languages and literatures develops competence in another language, leads to a better understanding of international issues, and cultivates an appreciation of the differences among diverse cultures. Command of a foreign language enables students to advance their foreign language studies at the graduate level or pursue a broad range of career opportunities in the fields of education, domestic and international commerce, government service, industry, and many others.
Students who plan to major or minor in Spanish are particularly encouraged to consider completing a portion of their program overseas. Wilkes offers Study Abroad opportunities in Spain and Latin America. Students have the opportunity to spend a summer, a semester, or a year in the program of their choice.