Classes you can take:
Contemporary Spanish, Early Transatlantic Encounters, Latin American Literature Since 1900, Hispanic Women’s Voices & Images, Foreign Language Pedagogy, Hispanic Culture Through Artists, Nueva York Latino, Spanish Civilization, The Art of Conversation in Spanish, Rewriting Hispanic Identity
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With only 10 required courses, your Spanish language major is designed to pair with another discipline such as a second major or minor, furthering your options in the job market.
Your degree will prepare you for success in graduate school as well as a wide range of careers in business, education, community organizations, law, communications, and government. If you are considering education, the program’s Teacher Education concentration meets the state teacher certification standards for New Jersey. You can also consider focusing on a literature concentration.
Sample Job Titles and National Salary Ranges
|Job Title||Salary Range|
|Interpreters and Translators||$42,960 - $114,360|
|Tutors and Teachers and Instructors, All Other||$21,240 - $102,350|
* Sources of Information: United States Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020).
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As part of your coursework, you are required to pursue an approved summer, semester- or year-long study abroad program in a Spanish-speaking country, service-learning experience, or internship program. Ramapo students have previously gained experience interning with the Venezuelan Consulate, Grupo Cajola, Institute for International Education, ABC’s The View, The Feminist Press and the New York Public Library.
There are many study abroad possibilities as well. For information please see following link: https://www.ramapo.edu/study-abroad/program-options/
Through your courses, Ramapo’s goals are to develop your advanced proficiency in speaking, reading, writing, and listening as well as in the cultural and socio-linguistic aspects of Spanish.