Bachelor of Arts (BA)
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What you will learn in this program
Spanish scholars ask questions such as: How did Pablo Picasso influence the art world? Did joining the European Union impact Spain’s economy? How did colonization help spread the Spanish language?
Studying Spanish will provide you with a multidisciplinary examination of Spanish language, literature, culture, art and history. This program will allow you to improve your Spanish language skills while developing your awareness and understanding of Hispanic cultures. During the course of your studies, you'll gain creative thinking skills, research and analytical capabilities, intercultural awareness, and the ability to fluently communicate in Spanish.
As a graduate of the Spanish program you'll be prepared for career opportunities in areas such as the civil service, the non-profit sector, and the business world. A degree in Spanish can also be used as a stepping-stone to graduate studies or another professional degree such as law, medicine, veterinary medicine, or education.
Courses you'll take:
Contemporary Hispanic Cultures, Intensive Spanish, Introduction to Textural Analysis and Composition, Beginners Spanish I, Beginners Spanish II
Admission requirements and information
Arts and Science Honours Academy (ASHA) - A six-course interdisciplinary program with a second language aspect and travel components.
Co-operative work placement - Gain valuable full-time paid work experience that alternates with your academic studies.
Honours Degree - In-depth study of a specific topic completed under the supervision of a faculty member.
Study abroad opportunities - Cultural and academic experiences at destinations around the world.
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