As America’s Spanish-speaking population rises, so too does the demand for professionals who have advanced Spanish skills. Delaware State’s Spanish program offers outstanding preparation for a whole range of potential careers. Students acquire fluency in the language and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world — skills that are increasingly marketable in a diversifying nation.
Spanish majors get a global perspective at Delaware State, whose international faculty and student population include many native Spanish speakers. In addition, students take classes overseas via our extensive study-abroad program, spending up to 6 months in countries as varied as Mexico, France, Senegal, Mauritania, China, and Mexico.
With its emphasis on cultural diversity, this program provides a foundation for numerous types of careers in the global village of the 21st century.
Graduates of the Spanish program enjoy excellent career prospects, due to the rising demand for fluency in the language and cultures of Latin America. Job possibilities exist in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors, and can be found both in the United States and overseas. Our graduates commonly find employment as
- translators and interpreters
- business personnel
- international lawyers and patent attorneys
- diplomatic corps
- US. naturalization service agents
The foreign language programs at Delaware State are taught by a multicultural faculty who combine real-world experience with academic expertise. With small class sizes, instructors can get to know each student personally, offering one-on-one mentorship and guidance that goes far beyond textbooks and lectures. The faculty consists of specialists in literature, linguistics and foreign language education.