Study Spanish at SAU and contribute to the growing need for positive global citizens while increasing your professional opportunities and future salary! At SAU you can major in Spanish or Spanish Education for K-12. Our Spanish major pairs well with other majors, such as Social Work, History, Music, Business, pre-med, and more. You can also compliment any major with a Spanish minor. Spanish is an ideal area to major or minor in due to the numerous benefits it offers. At SAU, you will take courses geared toward fluency and have exciting opportunities for immersion in our Study Abroad program.
A degree in Spanish
- Enhances Problem Solving Skills
- Improves Verbal and Spatial Abilities
- Improves Memory Function (long & short-term)
- Enhances Creative Thinking Capacity
- Promotes Better Memory
- Fosters Flexible and Creative Thinking
- Improves Attitude Toward Other Cultures
Why should you study Spanish?
Knowledge of Spanish can provide the opportunity to share the Gospel to many people throughout the U.S. and the world. Spanish is the official language of 21 countries, many of which have large populations of God’s children in dire need of care and ministry. Spanish is spoken by 400+ million people throughout the world, including 40+ million living in the U.S. Even knowing just a little bit of Spanish can help students spread Jesus’ message of love and belonging for all. Additionally, studying Spanish and the diverse Hispanic cultures helps students open their minds and hearts to people who are different from themselves, leaving them better equipped to spread the light of Christ wherever they are.