Why should I major in spanish?
Spanish is spoken throughout the world and is the second most commonly spoken and fastest growing language in the United States. Through knowledge of Spanish and Spanish-speaking cultures, the graduate with a Spanish degree will be equipped to make positive interpersonal and business connections as well as promote peace and goodwill with new people both domestically and abroad. Spanish courses at the University of Pikeville are not geared exclusively toward the development of basic language skills in its students. Through courses in subjects like civilization and culture, literature and film, one can gain a well-rounded education in Spanish by also learning about the history, governments and artistic creations of the people who speak it.
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The Spanish program is a part of the Division of Humanities. The academic study of Spanish focuses on the development of a linguistic skill set in the language that includes speaking, listening, writing and reading. Emphasis is also placed on the geography and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. The major is designed for individuals who are interested in the study of Spanish for personal, academic or professional goals.