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Spanish, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
South Bend, IN, United States
Saint Mary's College's Spanish majors delivered by Saint Mary's College are well prepared for work opportunities that employ their foreign language and intercultural skills—and for graduate studies at top-tier programs.
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Overview

The Saint Mary's College modern language graduates are marketing directors, a language coordinator, sales representatives, and an international marketing specialist for companies, institutions, and organizations like Catholic Charities, Loyola University, Wal-Mart Foundation, Physicians for Peace, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Modern language graduates in French, Italian, and Spanish have pursued advanced degrees at the University of Denver, Stanford University, and DePaul University.

The Career Crossings Office can provide you with more information about life after Saint Mary's along with the guidance and tools to help you reach your objectives.

Where do people speak Spanish?

  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Puerto Rico
  • Spain
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela

Spanish Study Abroad Programs

To further enhance our program, language clubs and foreign study opportunities are available as well. Study abroad is strongly encouraged for students considering a minor in Spanish. 

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: 

  • Introduction to the Study of Spanish Literature
  • Advanced Grammar/Composition 
  • Civilization of Spain
  • Medieval Spanish Literature
  • Contemporary Spanish Novel 
  • Latin American Women Writers

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.

General Requirements

  • academic accomplishments as evidenced by rigor of coursework, grades, grade trends
  • self-reported SAT or ACT scores (unless you plan to apply Test Optional). We'll accept your self-reported scores off the application for admission and scholarship consideration, but in order for you to ultimately enroll at Saint Mary's, you will be required to submit your official test scores. So, report them accurately!
  • extracurricular activities
  • community service and leadership experience
  • personal essay
  • recommendations from counselors, teachers, coaches and other personal acquaintances

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    43040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43040 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 South Bend

  • 885 - 1440 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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