Spanish is the second language of the United States, one of the three most widely spoken languages in the world, and one of the five diplomatic languages of the United Nations.
The Department of World Languages and Cultures offers two distinct concentrations for students choosing a major in Spanish:
Students majoring in Spanish or Spanish for the Professions choose from a broad array of courses, including study of literature, linguistics, cultural topics, translation and interpretation, courses encompassing history, philosophy, and art that draw on the literary and artistic production of the twenty Spanish-speaking countries in Europe and Latin America. Both Spanish major concentrations are excellent preparation for careers in international relations, communications, government, law, diplomacy, medicine, business, the arts, academics, journalism, and education.
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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.Get a free IELTS practice test
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Freshman applicants are admissible with either a 3.0 core GPA (calculated based on English, math, social science, and natural science) from the high school transcript, a 1120 SAT score, a 22 ACT composite score, or a Nevada Advanced High School Diploma.
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