Summary: This information describes typical occupations and employment settings associated with this major. Understand some of
these options may require additional training. Moreover, you are not limited to these options when choosing a possible
Description of Spanish
Students majoring in Spanish will take courses that combine the study of literature, language, culture, and linguistics, which
will lead to a development of language proficiency and an understanding of the Spanish-speaking world. This world
primarily consists of the language, culture and literature of Spanish-speaking countries found in South America and Spain.
Proficiency in a foreign language also helps students with this major find employment in the public and private sectors.
Having a greater sense of the Spanish culture, students are prepared for professions in government, politics, international
relations, business, banking, trade, travel, or a host of other professions. Even if students don't use his or her ability to speak
Spanish, the cultural awareness gained is a transferable skill that will be highly prized.
Georgia Career Information Center - http://www.gcic.peachnet.edu (accessible only on campus computers)
O*NET - http://online.onetcenter.org (click on Find Occupations)
Occupational Outlook Handbook - http://www.bls.gov/oco (type in general term for career of interest)
Alberta Occupational Profiles - http://www.alis.gov.ab.ca/occinfo/frameset.asp (click on Occupational Title Search)
Career Insider - powered by the Vault - http://career.uga.edu/resources/online_resources
*Please visit the Career Center Library or your Career Consultant for additional information or assistance.
Possible Job Titles of Spanish Graduates
(*Jobs secured as reported by UGA Career Center post-graduate survey)