Spanish for the Professions
- Major Courses, General Education Courses, and Elective Courses
- Admission and Transfer Requirements
- Graduation Requirements
Why Choose Spanish for the Professions? - Program Spotlight
This Bachelor of Science in Spanish for the Professions degree program at Ferris will have a distinct purpose and approach: it will focus on Spanish for the professions and on Spanish in the Americas, including Spanish language and Hispanic/Latino culture in the United States.
The major has been constructed considering the most current needs of a diverse community; that is, it will prepare students with the right tools to expand their professional service abilities to a wider community in the areas of education, medical professions, social work and criminology.
With a B.S. in Spanish for the Professions students will have several advantages. They will have the opportunity to participate in community-based experiences. They will complete an internship with Spanish-speaking populations either locally or abroad. Students will also complete a Senior Capstone course to culminate their experiences in the classroom with their experiences in the professional arena.
With today's competitive job market, students with the Spanish for the Professions B.S. degree will have greater opportunities and will be better prepared for their job search as evidenced by the growing frequency of job market offerings that seek bilingual and culturally aware employees. Employers in fields such as education, criminal justice, health care, social work and engineering recognize the importance of hiring bilingual personnel.
ADVISOR: Dr. Eric Warner
EMAIL: [email protected]
Department of English, Literature, and World Languages
Ferris State University
820 Campus Drive/ASC 3080
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2225
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This degree requires completion of the General Education requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree. Details of these requirements are delineated on the General Education website. Courses listed below as program/major required courses with the indicators C, S, Z, R, G may also be used to satisfy some of these general education requirements.
Consult Program Coordinator for proper course selection. Options include: Technical and Professional Communication, Advertising/Integrated Marketing Communications, Communication, Community Studies, Criminal Justice, Film Studies, Forensic Science, French, Health Illness and Society, Homeland Security, Digital Security and Forensics, Human Resource Management, International Business, International Studies, Lean Healthcare, Marketing/Sales, Multi-Media Journalism, Multicultural Relations in the US, Political Science, Public Relations, Restaurant and Food Industry/Hotel Management, Sports Communication Minor, Women and Gender Studies
To a total of 120 credit hours