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Spanish, B.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Clinton, SC, United States
As technology brings the world closer together, international communication becomes more important every day. At Presbyterian College, the French, Spanish, and Modern Foreign Languages majors are designed to prepare students to be active in today’s global village.
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Through linguistic and intercultural encounter, the department strives to equip its students with the necessary skills and tools to succeed and contribute to our ever-shrinking world.

As part of this encounter, many Modern Foreign Languages majors at PC opt to study abroad for a semester or a year. By immersing themselves in a completely foreign culture, students not only hone their language skills, but they also grow and become more self-aware by moving out of their comfort zones.

Graduates from the PC Department of Modern Foreign Languages have gone on to a variety of fields, including international banking, law, business, journalism, graduate school, and teaching.

Presbyterian College offers majors and minors in French and Spanish, a major in Modern Foreign Languages which combines French and Spanish, and a minor in Latin American studies.  We also offer introductory courses in Chinese, French, and Spanish, which may be used to satisfy the general education requirement for a foreign language.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

    Courses included:
  • Introductory Spanish
  • Spanish for Educators
  • Accelerated Introductory Spanish
  • Intermediate Spanish
  • Introduction to Literary Genres
  • Advanced Spanish Composition and Conversation 
  • Spanish for the Professions
  • Spanish Civilization 
  • Latin American Civilization
  • Political Violence and Culture in Latin America
  • Survey of Spanish Literature 
  • Contemporary Brazilian Film 
  • Survey of Spanish-American Literature 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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

  • Submit a PC application or submit the Common Application.
  • Photocopy of your passport photo page
  • Official translated transcripts from secondary/high school. We can accept copies of transcripts for your application review, but original transcripts are required for us to issue an I-20.
  • Proof of English Language proficiency document
  • Completed Financial Statement Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35800 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    35800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35800 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 Clinton

  • 920 - 1610 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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