Undergraduate degree programs

Spanish language and culture
Business degree

Spanish language and culture

Global leaders need unique skills and knowledge in key business languages and cultures such as Spanish — one of the six official languages of the United Nations, the most spoken non-English language in the U.S., and the third most spoken language in the world. The W. P. Carey business degree in Spanish language and culture prepares you to launch an exciting, multicultural career wherever and in whatever field you desire.

Spanish language and culture courses

In partnership with ASU’s School of International Letters and Cultures, the W. P. Carey School delivers expertise in global business, the Spanish language, and Spanish culture through courses such as:

  • Elements of Intercultural Communication
  • Global Marketing Management
  • Global Supply Chain Operations
  • International Communication
  • International Management
  • International Politics
  • Latino Cultural Perspectives for the Professions
  • Spanish American Civilization
  • Spanish Business Correspondence and Communication
  • Spanish Conversation and Composition
  • Spanish Language and Global Business Communication
  • Spanish Written Communication for the Professions
  • Principles of International Business

Customize your experience 

You’ll have plenty of opportunities to apply and diversify your skills through undergraduate research, internships, targeted career programs, and 45+ business clubs and organizations — including a range of professional, academic, and internationally focused associations. Explore additional ways to customize your experience at W. P. Carey:

Careers in Spanish language and culture

According to the Korn/Ferry International Executive Recruiter Index, 88 percent of surveyed executive recruiters said bilingualism is critical to global business success, and 79 percent of North American recruiters cited Spanish as the language skill employers desire most. The business degree in Spanish language and culture can prepare you for any of the following careers.

Career Growth* Median Salary*

*Data obtained from the Occupational Information network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

  •  Bright Outlook
  •  Green Occupation
Advertising and Promotions Managers   $88,590
Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products   $55,720
Desktop Publishers   $37,040
Document Management Specialists   $81,140
Freight Forwarders   23.94% $39,720
General and Operations Managers     $95,440
Immigration and Customs Inspectors 16.63% $74,300
Interpreters and Translators 22.19% $45,430
Logistics Analysts   19.55% $72,780
Purchasing Managers 1.54% $100,170
Sales Managers 14.95% $105,260
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 6.57% $54,230
Storage and Distribution Managers     $81,830
Supply Chain Managers   7.32% $100,890
Transportation Managers     $81,830
Transportation Planners   22.44% $76,540

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Application requirements 

All students are required to meet general university and W. P. Carey admission requirements.

Freshman | Transfer | International | Readmission

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