What will I learn?

The program offers courses leading to the B.A. degree in Spanish, the B.A. degree in Spanish Interdisciplinary Studies Option, the Minor in Spanish, the Certificate in Professional and Conversational Competence for Spanish Heritage Speakers, the Concentration in Bilingual Spanish and English for the B.A. in Liberal Studies, the Single Subject Teaching Credential in Spanish, and the minor and certificate programs in Latin American Studies in addition to several other programs and degrees.

Why Spanish? Double Majors and Careers

International Studies, Music, Art, Journalism, Engineering, Psychology, Other Languages, Philosophy, History, Geography, Mathematics, (International) Business, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, Nursing.


Teachers, Graduate Students, Professors, Graphic Designers, Business Executives, Bilingual Journalists, Interpreters, Translators, Mathematicians, Architects, Fulbright teaching assistants, Medical students, Museum interns, Educational technology specialists and many others!

Which department am I in?

College of Liberal Arts

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$17,142.00 per year
Costs of Attendance, based on 7+ units per semester enrollment
Application deadline

15 December 2021

Start date

20 January 2022, 22 August 2022


College of Liberal Arts

California State University, Long Beach,

1250 Bellflower Blvd.,



90840, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Have graduated from high school, have earned a Certificate of General Education Development (GED) or have passed the California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE);

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): Paper-based 500; Internet-based (iBT) 61

IELTS 5.5 each sub-section

Pearson Test of English 43

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.