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Spanish (100% online)

Bachelor of Science in Spanish


Did you know that Spanish is primarily spoken in 21 countries around the world? And that here in the U.S., about 13.5 percent of the population speaks Spanish at home? Through IU Online's Bachelor of Science in Spanish, IU Kokomo students can study a rigorous curriculum that can develop language proficiency, cultural facility, and professional competence in Spanish.

As a student in the program, you choose from among four tracks:

  • Spanish for Business (18 credit hours)
  • Spanish for Medical Communication (18 credit hours)
  • Hispanic Cultures for Travel and Tourism (18 credit hours)
  • Hispanic Cultures in the US (18 credit hours)

The tracks allow you to apply your command of the Spanish language and knowledge of Hispanic culture in a variety of real-world settings.

Employment opportunities in the fields of Spanish are expected to continue growing well above average for the next 10 years at the state, regional, and national level. Your IU Online BS in Spanish prepares you to work in such positions as:

  • Meeting, convention, and event planners
  • Public relations specialists
  • Sales managers
  • Training managers
  • General and operations managers
  • Interpreters and translators/medical communications
  • Human resources specialists

If you decide to pursue an advanced degree, the solid liberal arts foundation and suite of core Spanish coursework will prepare you for admission to a wide variety of professional graduate programs.

This 100 percent online program is taught by IU East, IUPUI, IU Kokomo, IU Northwest, IU South Bend, and IU Southeast. This consortial model allows you to take coursework from several campuses and learn from a wide range of faculty.