Spanish

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 San Jose Mission, San Antonio, TX
San Jose Mission, San Antonio, TX

“El andar tierras y comunicar con diversas gentes hace a los hombres discretos”

--Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra


What can I do with a Foreign Language Major?

The following links provide relevant information on how a major in a foreign language constitutes an important marketable skill. They also offer a wide suggestion of different job options in a large variety of fields for people with foreign language skills:

http://www.vistawide.com/careers/language_major.htm
http://www.webster.edu/career-services/index.html

Tree of Science, Santiago de Compostela
Tree of Science, Santiago de Compostela


Why learn Spanish?

Homenaje a la ciudad de Buenos Aires
Homenaje a la ciudad de Buenos Aires

http://www.vistawide.com/spanish/why_spanish.htm
http://www.studyspanish.com/topten_reasons.htm
http://www.spanish-school.com.mx/learnspanish.php


Why study abroad?

http://www.vistawide.com/studyabroad/why_study_abroad.htm
http://www.vistawide.com/studyabroad/studyabroad.htm

Students and professors on a short study trip to Argentina

Students and professors on a short study trip to Argentina.

The Department of International Languages and Cultures offers credit for study abroad through several approved programs. Credit will be determined by the advisor and it will depend on a number of variables such as quality of the program, student performance, number of foreign language class contact hours and length of Study Abroad Program. However, the amount of credit granted will never exceed the following equivalences: 

3-4 weeks   --- 3 credits
6 weeks   --- 4 credits
7-8 weeks   --- 6 credits
Semester (13-15 weeks) --- 13 credits

For study abroad in Spain see Professor Navia (navia@webster.edu).