In today’s interconnected world, proficiency in foreign languages commands immediate attention. The U.S. is now one of the largest Spanish-speaking nations in the world, and the demand for qualified specialists cannot be met.
International education is essential to our nation. Language study fosters the comprehension of other cultures.
The acquisition of oral and written proficiency in one or more foreign languages, not only improves the native language but also is practical and often essential for a wide variety of careers including international marketing, banking and management, library and information sciences, interpreting and translating, social work, bilingual education, teaching courses in English as a second language, law, nursing, tourism, journalism, elementary and secondary education, U.S. foreign service, clergy/mission work, criminal justice, engineering and medicine.