Spanish Education Major

Teach Spanish—by far the most in-demand language studied in U.S. high schools! 

The Modern/Classical Languages Department cooperates with the School of Education by offering courses required for secondary education in Spanish.

Career Options

A majority of our graduates pursue classroom teaching in public or private middle or high schools; others go on to seek advanced degrees from Saint Mary's in special education, literacy, educational administration, curriculum and instruction, school counseling, or school psychology.

High School Preparation

Candidates for the Spanish education major benefit from prior exposure to the study of English, European History, Spanish, Spanish Literature, and World History.

Enhance Your Experience

Students who major in Spanish education oftentimes pursue additional coursework in psychology.

Preparing for Licensure

Coursework leading to teaching certification may be reconfigured for this area of study. Licensure requirements are subject to change; therefore, students considering teaching in this area should be in continuous contact with the chair of this program and the School of Education for a list of required courses.