Available program formats: Online: BA

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language and Cultures

Dive deep into the language and diverse cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.

Bridging cultures through language proficiency

Columbia College's Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language & Cultures program dives deep into the language and diverse cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. This program emphasizes the importance of both written and oral language proficiency, broadening your understanding of the various Spanish-speaking cultures across the globe.

Our program starts at the intermediate level (SPAN 201 or higher), fostering your language skills to advanced levels. We encourage our students to immerse themselves further through study abroad experiences or internships in Spanish-speaking countries or communities, especially after their second year of language studies.

Expanding horizons and increasing marketability

The BA in Spanish Language & Cultures is an excellent fit for students with a keen interest in exploring diverse cultures and connecting with others. This degree not only increases your marketability in various professional fields but also prepares you for potential teaching roles and further academic pursuits, such as a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT).

At Columbia College, we're dedicated to helping you become a confident, culturally aware global citizen.

Columbia College Global offers traditional classroom instruction for many courses at nationwide locations. Students at nationwide locations are expected to engage with multiple learning methods, including online and virtual while completing their degree. Columbia College offers on-campus programs with traditional classroom instruction at the Residential Campus in Columbia, Missouri.

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Available program formats

  • Core requirements 30 credit hours
  • Total degree requirements 120 credit hours

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