¿Por qué estudiar Español?
(Why should you study Spanish?)
Spanish is spoken by more than 400,000,000 speakers around the world.
The Spanish-speaking population is the fastest growing segment in the United States.
Spanish is the most predominant foreign language in Houston.
Learning Spanish will prepare you for any field that serves a population of Spanish speakers. Becoming bilingual will give you a distinct advantage in...
ministry, both foreign and domestic
many other fields
...as well as increasing the efficiency of your brain in general.
Contact the School of Humanities
and let's talk about your future at Houston Baptist University.
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Besides the many, many practical reasons to major in Spanish, it is just plain fun and rewarding!
You will have the opportunity to read great works of literature as they were originally
written by the author. Knowledge of language is the key
to unlocking the wisdom of other cultures as well as providing a passport to exotic and exciting destinations. But most importantly, learning another language trains the mind to be an organized, logical, and consistent thinker.
Learning a foreign language is truly one of the greatest intellectual adventures one can have.
Read more about our outstanding language faculty
in the Department of English and Modern Languages
For information about requirements and course listings, click the "course catalog" link at the top of the page.