Freshman

Course Selection

  • Fall - FLSP 1010 Elementary Spanish I
  • Spring - FLSP 1020 Elementary Spanish II

If you score higher on the Spanish Placement Exam, you may begin at a higher level and receive advanced placement credit for classes you skip.

Ask for Assistance

  • Be sure that you start your time at Auburn well by regularly meeting with your academic advisors in the college
  • Additionally, all Spanish students can meet with the Undergraduate Program Director anytime during the semester

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Gain Experience

  • Use Handshake to explore employers actively hiring in your field and search part-time jobs that can add experience to your résumé
  • Use LinkedIn to identify past graduates in your major and set up informational interviews and shadowing opportunities to gain further understanding of your major in the world of work

Get Involved

  • Consider joining Auburn's Latino Association for Students
  • Attend the Mesa Española and Tertulia discussion groups

Sophomore

Course Selection

  • Fall - FLSP 2010 Intermediate Spanish I
  • Spring - FLSP 2020 Intermediate Spanish II

Ask for Assistance

Gain Experience

  • It’s highly recommended that you study abroad for a summer-long or semester-long program

Get Involved

  • Look for more opportunities on campus to engage by utilizing AUInvolve to identify organizations you’re interested in joining

Junior

Course Selection

  • FLFR 3010 and above -Take skill-based and content-based classes, in which writing, conversation, pronunciation, French literature, civilization, and history will be the focus

Ask for Assistance

  • Meet with someone in the University Career Center (UCC) to explore career options and receive individualized assistance

Gain Experience

  • Seek out possible internships, undergraduate research opportunities, or study abroad to enhance your undergraduate experience
  • Visit the Office of Undergraduate Research to explore funding opportunities

Get Involved

  • Consider joining Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society.
  • If pursuing graduate education, get involved with undergraduate research opportunities.
  • Look for leadership opportunities within your organizations to develop practical skills and abilities.

Senior

Course Selection

  • Fall - FLSP 3100 Introduction to Hispanic Lit., 2 FLSP Spanish Electives
  • Spring - 3 FLSP Spanish Electives, FLSP 4980 Senior Capstone

Ask for Assistance

  • Ask the UCC for help in preparing your résumé and cover letter

Gain Experience

  • Attend career events like the AU Career Fair
  • If pursuing graduate education, look for opportunities to be published or present on Spanish related topics at conferences

Get Involved

  • Connect with AU alumni and stakeholders to enhance professional opportunities

General Information

The study of foreign languages and literatures opens your mind to cultures, societies, and histories around the world. This degree broadens students’ understanding of society through cultural exchange in Spanish and provides them with communication skills, linguistic dexterity, critical thinking, and cultural awareness. These cultural insights and practical tools help graduates find their place in today’s competitive, multilingual marketplace

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Interests

Holland's Code: IES

  • Investigative
  • Enterprising
  • Social

Personality

Most common* Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality types found in this major, in no particular order:

  • ENFP
  • INFP

*Every MBTI type is found in every major, these are the most highly concentrated

Values

  • Independence
  • Relationships
  • Achievement

Skills

  • Active Listening
  • Learning Strategies
  • Instruction
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Speaking

Job and Internship Opportunities

RSS Sample of Positions Currently Listed on Handshake Hiring Spanish Majors

Meet your Career Contacts

University Career Center Liaison

Tasheila Williams-Townsend, EdS

Interim Associate Director, Career Development

tjw0024@auburn.edu

Make an Appointment

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Last modified: September 30, 2021