Placeholder image for Spanish

Spanish, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Bluffton, IN, United States
The Spanish major and minor at Bluffton University are designed to develop basic skills in speaking, understanding, reading and writing Spanish. Classes are conducted primarily in Spanish, beginning with the first course. 
Access all 180000+ programmes, for free with a Studyportals account.
account benefits visualised

Overview

Your language level will be assessed through a placement test with placement recommended accordingly.

An integral part of the Spanish major from Bluffton University, is a semester-long study abroad in a Spanish-speaking country. You've heard it before, but it's really true: studying abroad expands your personal horizons and stretches your abilities. 

Features

In today's global marketplace, study abroad makes you more attractive to employers who are looking for professionals with an international outlook and proven ability to adapt to other cultures. 

You will also be introduced to the idea of Heritage Language Learners you may have in your classrooms and will be taught the value of teaching language with a communicative purpose in mind.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Deadline for submitting your application is two weeks prior to the intended first day of class. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      three years option (beginning even years)

  • Credits
    124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intermediate Spanish
  • Advanced Grammar and Composition
  • Survey of Peninsular Spanish Literature 
  • Survey of Spanish American Literature
  • Spanish Conversation: Story of the Spanish Speaking World
  • Spanish Conversation: Music, Film, and Popular Culture in the Spanish Speaking World
  • Spanish Conversation: Conflict and Social Change in the Spanish Speaking World 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Online application
    • Official English assessment
    • Official academic records
    • Two teacher recommendations
    • Proof of financial support

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33952 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33952 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33952 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33952 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Bluffton

  • 910 - 1480 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Wishlist

You’ve wishlisted multiple studies. Did you know you can compare them side-by-side in our Compare-tool?

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!