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Spanish (BA)


Spanish (BA)

 waterloo

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As the fourth most spoken language in the world, Spanish has become increasingly essential to careers in the areas of arts, education, business, science, social work and more.

In our Spanish program, you'll experience the latest methods in language learning and apply your knowledge through creative projects and during international excursions.


Program Highlights

  • Our faculty’s research and teaching has received numerous national and international awards, and they bring their scholarship into the classroom.
  • Our faculty includes the only Spanish professor in Canada who has received the prestigious 3M National Teaching Fellow award.
  • You can take Spanish as a single major or combine it with another program of your choosing.
  • Laurier is the sole representative of the Official Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Madrid (OCCIM). You can take the optional exam to obtain the Basic Certificate for Spanish for Business issued by the OCCIM.

Sample Courses

  • Introduction to Spanish
  • Spanish and Latin American Cinema
  • Stylistics and Professional Writing
  • Literature and Journalism in the Hispanic World

Requirements

International Baccalaureate Requirements

  • HL or SL English at 3.
  • IB Minimum Score: 26.

Find equivalent requirements for additional curriculums in the admissions toolkits

Design Your Degree

There are a few popular academic opportunities which allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:

  • French Minor
  • Arabic Minor
  • German Minor
  • Italian Minor

Check out other options to enhance your degree.

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