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Spanish Translation, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) Provo, UT, United States
The Spanish Translation programme of Brigham Young University is open-enrollment programs. However, students wishing to declare a major in Spanish or Portuguese are asked to first stop by the department office to fill out a clearance form in order to facilitate scheduling a meeting with a faculty advisor.
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Overview

The Spanish Translation programme of Brigham Young University is limited-enrollment programs. For information on applying to these programs, please contact the department.

Career:

The field of teaching has always provided good employment opportunities for Spanish majors. In addition, opportunities for both Spanish and Portuguese have been found in government service (translation, U.S. State Department, CIA, FBI, Border Patrol, Peace Corps, NSA, USIA), business, social work, airlines, banking, etc. Many majors go on to professional schools (law, medicine, dentistry, business, etc.), where a liberal arts background is advised. A strong minor or a second major in the employment area is strongly encouraged.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Third-Year Spanish Reading, Grammar, and Culture
  • Survey of Hispanic Linguistics
  • Hispanic Literature
  • Third-Year Spanish Composition
  • Spanish for the Professions

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Submit the application by the appropriate application deadlines.
  • Please note that housing options are dependent upon what is available on any given room selection date. 
  • Students should apply for the semester or term for which they wish to attend. Requests to change beginning semesters may not be accommodated.
  • The admission criteria are the same for all entry dates. One semester or term is not easier to get into over another. 
  • Applicants intending to serve a full-time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ can view full information about deferring here.
  • Applicants will need to submit a transcript for any concurrent college credit received.
  • Any international work must be submitted through IERF or WES. See Evaluating International Work for more information. BYU will only accept official US-accredited transcripts without an evaluation. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    315 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 315 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    315 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 315 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Provo

  • 944 - 1640 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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