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Bachelor of Science
Spanish Education (B.S.)
The Spanish Education major leads to a career in teaching Spanish in high school or junior high. Students will build on whatever proficiency they have in listening, speaking, reading, and writing Spanish, adding to these cultural awareness and historical knowledge. Additionally, students will learn how to prepare, implement, and assess learning to ensure their effectiveness in the classroom.
Conversation Lab
Get Ready to Make a Difference as a Teacher
This program is for students who are passionate about sharing their love of the Spanish language and Hispanic cultures. In this major, students will be prepared to teach Spanish at the secondary education level (high school and junior high). Coursework in the major will help students to develop skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and cultural awareness. Students will also gain real-world experience in the classroom using best teaching practices.
"Spanish education has helped me expand my understanding and view of the world. It has turned me into an effective teacher who can help students walk in shoes that they could not previously comprehend."

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Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Spanish Education have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
Language Educator
The Spanish Education major meets the State of Idaho Teacher Certification requirements to teach Spanish in Idaho public secondary schools. With additional training, graduates can go on to teach in bilingual immersion programs or become school administrators.
Spanish Language Translator/Interpreter
Spanish interpreters and translators convert information from Spanish into English or vice versa. They work in a variety of settings, such as schools, hospitals, courtrooms, meeting rooms, and conference centers. They can work for translation companies, individual organizations, or private clients.
Tutoring Services
Spanish tutors help students build language proficiency outside of a traditional classroom. They work one-on-one with learners who may need extra assistance to be successful. They motivate learners and deliver personalized pedagogy to insure learner success.

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