New program will help those who enter teaching, business, health care

March 10, 2015

Mesa, Arizona ~ Imagine being a Spanish interpreter for a White House official or Fortune 500 company. A Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from Benedictine University at Mesa can turn your fantasy into reality.

The University will begin offering a Spanish major and minor beginning in fall 2015. Knowledge of another language and culture is an increasingly valuable asset for people entering the job market. Benedictine’s Spanish major emphasizes cultural and communicative competence that enables graduates to use their Spanish in a professional environment.

Students can pursue career paths in a variety of areas such as government, business, advertising, law, journalism, the sciences, the arts, education and health care. The program includes a required study abroad experience in a native Spanish-speaking country.

For more information about the Bachelor of Arts in Spanish at Benedictine University at Mesa, please visit ben.edu/mesa, contact mesa@ben.edu or (602) 888-5533. The University is accepting applications for fall 2015 enrollment.

Benedictine University at Mesa is a branch campus of Benedictine University, an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine is ranked No. 1 among the country’s fastest-growing campuses between 2002-2012 in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of private nonprofit doctoral institutions, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among “America’s Top Colleges” for the fourth consecutive year in 2014.

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