Why study Spanish at Missouri State University?

  • Our expert faculty from around the world provide you with a learning experience that can sharpen your speaking, writing and conversation skills.
  • Smaller class sizes mean you get to know your teachers – many of whom hold PhDs – and can get focused, one-on-one attention from them.
  • Knowing Spanish can help you land exciting jobs in a variety of fields.
  • As our country’s Spanish-speaking population continues to grow, so does demand for people who can read and write Spanish, as well as translate Spanish into English and vice-versa.
  • Studying a foreign language will prepare you to pursue graduate studies.
  • Missouri State offers you many opportunities for Education Abroad, service learning and internships so you can practice speaking Spanish in real-world situations.


Degree options and courses

Through the Bachelor of Science in Modern Language, you may focus on Spanish language and culture. This flexible curriculum offers two degree programs and a variety of track options, allowing you to fully customize your education to your professional goals.

If you wish to add Spanish to a different major program, consider the Spanish minor.