The landscape of Columbia

Learning Spanish can help you get ahead, regardless of your career!

  • Hispanic consumers are the fastest-growing market segment in North America, having grown by 60% in just one decade with a buying power of over $926 million!
  • The dramatic growth in the Spanish language and Spanish-speaking populations has sparked worldwide demand for Spanish language radio, newspapers, and other media.¬† In 2004, for example, China launched a Spanish television channel.
  • The Latin American countries are experiencing strong economic growth and they are becoming important commercial partners.

Undergraduates who study Spanish can use their language skills for careers in:

  • Education
  • Health
  • Customer Service
  • Non-profit
  • International Business
  • High-tech
  • Civil Service/Government
  • Retail
  • Tourism¬†
  • Horticulture/Agriculture
  • Legal
  • Law Enforcement