Spanish (Language and Society Specialization) and Secondary Education, B.A./B.A. in Ed.

Undergraduate students looking to advance their Spanish language speaking and teaching skills should consider the dual degree Bachelor of Arts in Spanish/Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education. The Spanish major with an emphasis in language and society offered through the College of Liberal Arts and the College of Education is a great option to further undergraduate education with rich cultural experiences and develop professional teaching skills. The dual B.A. degree provides students with a number of Spanish language skills including linguistics, literature and culture. In addition, graduates of the program will complete all coursework required to apply for a license to teach Spanish in Nevada. Students who successfully complete the program are prepared to pursue secondary education teaching, graduate school, or any career using Spanish language skills.

Major Requirements

To complete the dual Spanish/Secondary Education major, 75 credits are required, of which 39 credits must be Spanish courses. All Spanish courses must be 300 level or above. In addition, at least 12 of the 39 Spanish credits must be completed on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

Review College of Education course requirements for additional dual degree information. If you would like to learn more about what the Spanish program offers, get answers regarding financial aid or receive assistance when applying, please complete the form and speak to one of our admission coordinators.



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