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Spanish (SPAN)

Career Options & Highlights

Folsom Lake College offers the fundamental communication courses for proficiency in Spanish. Students will be able to understand the spoken language, to speak, read, and write at level proficiency. Spanish leads as the most career applicable foreign language in the state of California. Spanish speaker demographics remain the most stable and fastest growing.

Career Options
Airlines/Travel; Banking; Bilingual Education/Teacher's Aide; Bilingual Telecommunications; Emergency Services; Foreign Service; Foreign Language Teacher; Import & Export; Intelligence/Military Service; International Business; IRS/State Franchise Tax Board; Overseas Employment: Business & Commerce; Law Enforcement/Correctional Officer; Social Security Officer; Social Service; Translating & Interpreting; Tourism

Some career options may require more than two years of college study.

Highlights
- State of the Art pedagogical materials, technology, and facilities.
- Spanish Department includes nationally published and recognized scholars in the area of methodology. Faculty are internationally trained at native scholar quality.
- Spanish is established internationally as one of the three most desirable languages in the global economy.
- Proficiency increases individual marketability, competing business sustainability, and cultural competencies. Spanish continues to lead with unwavering contribution toward student professional success in all areas.

Native speakers who have high school-equivalent reading and writing skills in their native language should enroll in the 411 (2A) level course (or above) of their native language.

Updated 6/18/13

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