Bilingual Spanish Education
Hispanic populations in North America are rising, and the numbers are predicted to increase. If you’re thinking about becoming a teacher, chances are good that you will have a student of Spanish-speaking descent in your classroom. By becoming a bilingual educator, you’ll be able to reach these students and communicate with them and their families in their first language.
Calvin is a great place to study bilingual education because Grand Rapids has a large Hispanic community. You’ll have opportunities for teaching experience in a bilingual classroom as well as opportunities for personal connections and volunteering with local Spanish-speakers. And you’ll be challenged to grapple with tough but crucial questions about justice, hospitality, and faith. Plus, our education program is top-ranked, and graduates are in demand around the world.
Add a Spanish major
You’ll earn a Spanish major on the way to your bilingual education degree—and that means study-abroad opportunities in places like Mexico and Peru.
Broaden your education skillset
Combine bilingual and elementary ed degrees, and see your teaching options expand greatly.
You can afford a Calvin education.
You’ve heard a lot about the high cost of a university education. But a Calvin education is much more affordable than you think. Most Calvin students pay far below the sticker price—and graduate with less debt than you might expect.
A reputation for excellence.
There’s a reason Calvin gets top marks from U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, and more. Calvin graduates are in demand at grad schools, med schools, and careers in every field.
With over 100 majors and programs, you’re bound to find something you love.
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