Spanish with YOUR major

Ashley Murray

Spanish Major

Hola, Me llamo Ashley Murray and I am a junior here at Marywood University. I am a Spanish major with the opportunity to minor in Psychology and Sociology. I also have the opportunity to play basketball at the collegiate level here at Marywood! I fell in love with the Spanish culture my freshman year of high school. Since then I always knew I wanted to do something that had to do with the language. I am hoping to be some type of teacher who can work with younger kids who need help learning English, either in a school or a counseling center. I am still a ways away from knowing and understanding the full language, but if there is any institution that can help me learn it all it’s Marywood University! I am hoping to graduate with a major in Spanish in 2015 and then return for Graduate School the following fall. Having a strong background in Spanish can help in any job field I choose due to the growing Spanish speaking population in our community. I am excited to see what my future has to offer me, and I know having a Spanish education from Marywood will only make my future brighter!

"The limits of my languages are the limits of my world." -Ludwig Wittgenstein

Everyone Should Know A Foreign Language!

Through our dynamic, interactive classes, your language skills will blossom. Reinforced with service trips, travel/study abroad, and constant immersion, your knowledge of and sensitivity to other cultures will equip you with the necessary skills to enhance any professional track.

Foreign Language & Your Major

With creative options and a multitude of courses, a foreign language major can be added to even the most rigorous programs. Starting freshman year, your schedule can include language classes to add this important major/minor to your professional career. A semester or summer session abroad is an opportunity that should not be missed during your undergraduate years.

YOUR Major + a Major in Spanish = Success!

A major in Spanish requires 33 semester hours beyond 100-level classes. Come see us and we will help you add this to your major.

YOUR Major + a Minor in Spanish = Success!

Spend your electives wisely. Put those credits toward a minor in foreign language! For just 18 credits beyond elementary 100-level classes, you can gain a competitive edge in the workplace. Students beginning their foreign language at the 223 level or beyond can earn a minor for only 5 additional courses. Remember, foreign language skills will distinguish you from ALL other job candidates and increase your earning potential.

Many of our students have combined their foreign language studies with the following programs.

K-12 Certification

Students seeking K-12 certification in education must take 30 semester hours in the major language beyond 100-level classes.