After Graduation

Students graduating with a B.A. in French or Spanish are well prepared for careers in translation, teaching, government, social work, bilingual services, interpretation, foreign service and more.

Many students continue their studies at competitive professional and graduate programs. Recent graduates have been admitted to programs at the University of Virginia, Middlebury College, Purdue University, Ohio University, the Monterrey Institute, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Indiana University (Bloomington), Penn State University and more.

Graduates with a degree in French or Spanish leading to teacher certification are thoroughly equipped with the pedagogical, intellectual and professional tools they need to plan, assess and adapt language instruction to elementary, middle and high school students with different learning styles and capabilities in various ethnic settings and socio-economic groups.

Students interested in pursuing an advanced degree can learn more from THESE helpful links, or view a suggested timeline in applying for graduate school.

Click HERE for tips on how to prepare for a career using foreign languages.

Click HERE for information on major employers of graduates with foreign language experience.

 

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Minor in Chinese

​A minor in Chinese consists of 21 credit hours of Chinese courses beyond Chinese 101 and 102.

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Study Abroad

​Travel during college is important to broadening your world, and no matter your major, you can study abroad. If you’re the type to really cast off the reins and explore an international university and culture on your own, the Office of International Education will pair you with the right program​.

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Internships

​Many students studying a modern language at Grove City College prepare for careers in translation, teaching, government, social work, bilingual services, interpretation, and foreign service by interning at various organizations and businesses domestically and abroad.

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Minor in German

​To minor in German, students complete 15 credit hours of German courses beyond German 101 and 102.

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Office of International Education

College is a time to learn—and some of the best learning doesn’t happen in the classroom. At Grove City College, we believe that travel is essential for growth. That’s why we make it as easy and affordable as possible for our students to study abroad.


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Related Resources

​Recommended resources by the Department of Modern Languages faculty at Grove City College.

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