Secondary Education and Spanish, B.A.

Students who complete this Pack Teach Program will earn two degrees: the Bachelor of Arts in Education/Secondary Education and the Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. This program provides students with a foundational background in Spanish linguistics, literature and culture, and includes all coursework required to apply for a license to teach Spanish in Nevada. Students who successfully complete the program are prepared to pursue secondary school teaching, graduate school, or an immediate career using Spanish.

What Do Spanish/Education Majors Study?

Spanish majors will develop an understanding of the Spanish language and culture, including taking specific courses in Hispanic, Chicano and Latino culture. Then they take courses specifically designed to help them become excellent educators.

What Can I Do With A Bachelor's in Spanish/Education?

Spanish graduates have gone on go to excel in a wide range of exciting fields, including:

  • Translation/interpretation
  • Law enforcement
  • Teaching at all levels, from elementary to graduate, including teaching English abroad

Why Get a Bachelor's in Spanish Here?

  • It will improve your general communication skills, your cognitive abilities, and your critical thinking.
  • Spanish study offers a gateway to countries that trade with the United States. To compete in a global marketplace and to engage an increasingly diverse U.S. population, major industries, multinational corporations and many branches of government seek employees who speak more than just English.

What's Next?

If you're ready to declare Secondary Education and Spanish as your major, or just have more questions, make an appointment to talk with an academic advisors from the College of Education or the College of Liberal Arts.