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What can I do with this major?

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  • Journalist
  • Translator
  • Program Assistant
  • Legal Advocate
  • Community Liaison
  • Editorial Assistant
  • Content Writer
  • Community Relations
  • Executive Assistant
  • Community Supervision Officer
  • Family Development Worker
  • Interpreter
  • Training Specialist
  • Activist
  • Legislative Analyst
  • Research Assistant
  • Patient Advocate
  • Linguist
  • Health Educator
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Communications Associate
  • Social Media Specialist
  • Spanish Teacher
  • Research Associate
  • Resource Specialist
  • Bilingual Officer
  • Employment Specialist
  • Technical Writer
  • Academic Advisor
  • Intake Specialist
  • Business Administrator
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Cultural Events Coordinator

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What is Spanish?


The Bachelor of Arts in Spanish focuses on the application of foreign language skills in professional environments. The academic study of the Spanish language and culture positions students for employment opportunities in which bilingualism is an asset.
Graduates:

  • Write effective business letters and research papers with coherent arguments and analysis
  • Deliver clear, comprehensive oral presentations in academic Spanish
  • Engage in professional-level conversations in Spanish
  • Recognize at least three regional variants of spoken Spanish


Professional Organizations

Affiliate yourself with groups to network and learn about the field:

  • League of United Latin American Citizens (UHD)
  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (UHD)
  • Sigma Delta Pi, National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society
  • American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP)
  • The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
  • Houston Interpreters and Translators Association
  • Bilingual Education Student Organization (UHD)
  • National Association for Bilingual Education
  • The Association of Hispanic Professionals (Prospanica)

Graduate School Considerations *Programs not offered at UHD

  • Master of Arts in Non-profit Management
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Science in Technical Communication
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Social Work*
  • Master of Arts in Hispanic Studies*
  • Masters of Art in Political Science*
  • Master of Public Policy*
  • Mater of Science in Human Resource Development*

Community Partnerships

Research local organizations offering internships/field experiences to students.

  • Houston Metropolitan Research Center-Hispanic Collection
  • Partnership for the Advancement & Immersion of Refugees
  • Literacy Advance
  • HISD & Houston Community College
  • Alief Independent School District
  • Department of Health & Human Services
  • United Way Center
  • Telemundo
  • Lone Star College
  • Houston Public Library
  • San Jacinto College
  • HAWC

  • UHLC Immigration Clinic
  • Univision
  • City of Houston
  • SEIU
  • Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Harris County
  • SEARCH
  • Neighborhood Centers Inc.
  • Shriners Hospital for Children
  • Texas Civil Rights Project
  • Christ Clinic- Katy
  • Catholic Charities
  • Fort Bend ISD

Last updated 3/25/2022 6:27 AM