For students interested in modern language undergraduate programs near Kansas City, this degree plan helps students acquire important communication tools that are increasingly vital in local, national and global communities by emphasizing oral and written communication, cultural fluency and study-abroad opportunities. Each modern language course is designed to prepare graduates to participate in diverse cultural environments and function in a global economy throughout the millennium.
Bachelor of Arts in Spanish
Offered face-to-face on the Parkville campus.
At Park University, students who study Spanish language and literature become multi-lingual professionals whose cultural knowledge and global perspective will lead to successful careers in both the United States and abroad. Park’s Spanish program offers elementary, intermediate and advanced courses in oral fluency, writing and reading proficiency as well as the study of U.S. Hispanic, Spanish American and Spanish literature and cultures. Students with advanced proficiencies are encouraged to work with faculty to design internships in a variety of disciplines. An accredited study abroad summer or semester program in Spanish is strongly recommended for majors and minors.
This degree requires a minimum of 122 total credit hours to graduate.
About the Program
The Modern Languages program at Park University helps students acquire important communication tools that are increasingly vital in local, national and global communities by emphasizing oral and written communication, cultural fluency and study-abroad opportunities. It is designed for graduates who intend to participate in diverse cultural environments and function in a global economy throughout the millennium.
Through this program, Park offers multiple opportunities for Modern Language studies near Kansas City, so you can earn a degree in Spanish or benefit from the additional coursework offered in several different languages, including French, German and Chinese. For a full listing of Modern Languages courses, see pages 316-320 of the 2013-14 Undergraduate Course Catalog.
Students participating in Park University’s undergraduate Spanish program are prepared through coursework in literature, culture and professional topics for a variety of careers in business, education, governmental and non-profit arenas. You are also welcome to combine the major with other academic disciplines or professional specializations. Business, education, law, the humanities, medicine, management and human services are just a few of the fields where complementary coursework in Spanish will expand your professional horizons and personal growth.
Modern Languages Club
The Modern Languages Club provides an opportunity for students to come together to learn and/or practice the modern languages as well as celebrate the various cultures.
About the School
Park University was founded in 1875, and is a four-year, private, nonprofit, coeducational, liberal arts institution with degree programs that are fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a ... Read More