Spanish Major Program
Study time: four years
Degree conferred: Bachelor of Arts
Professional prospects: Spanish is widely used in the world, and its mother tongue population ranks second in the world. It plays an important role in international affairs and exchanges. The Spanish major of the School of Foreign Languages of Shenzhen University is the only Spanish Undergraduate Major in Shenzhen. It focuses on the economic construction and social development of the Shenzhen and Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay area, and cultivates high-level Spanish talents with good language abilities, adapting to the needs of the new era. With the increasingly close cooperation between the Pearl River Delta region and the Spanish-speaking world, multilingual talents who are familiar with Chinese, Spanish and English will have good employment prospects and broad development opportunities.
Employment direction: Interpretation and translation, administration, foreign affairs, foreign trade, business, etc. in government agencies, public institutions and various types of enterprises; Education sector (primary and secondary school teachers, educational researchers, etc.)
Employment institutions: foreign affairs departments of the government, cultural institutions, educational units (primary and secondary schools), educational institutions, scientific research institutes, various enterprises, etc.
Training objectives: to cultivate all-round Spanish professionals with a solid Spanish language foundation and rich social and cultural knowledge of Spanish-speaking countries, high English level, good humanistic standards, broad international vision and strong cross-cultural communication abilities, who will be able to engage not only in teaching, research, management, but also in foreign affairs, trade, culture, education, press and publication, tourism and other units or departments.
Knowledge objectives: to master Spanish and English languages, knowledge of literature and culture; to understand the basic national conditions of Spanish- and English-speaking countries; to have a broad international vision and strong cross-cultural communication abilities; to understand China’s national conditions and relevant guidelines, policies and regulations; to master the basic methods of using modern information technology to obtain relevant information.
Ability training: to have solid Spanish listening, speaking, reading, writing, translation and other language skills; have the ability of appreciating and appraising Spanish literature; to have the ability of effective cross-cultural communication and cultural transmission; to have the ability of critical thinking and innovation, independent learning and practice; to have certain research abilities and information technology application abilities.
Main courses: Basic Spanish, Advanced Spanish, Spanish Viewing Listening and Speaking, Spanish Translation, Spanish Interpretation, Spanish Extensive Reading, Selected Reading of Spanish Newspapers and Magazines, Spanish Society and Culture, Latin American Societies and Cultures, Selected Reading of Spanish Literature, Business Spanish, Comprehensive English, etc.
(1) Abiding by the training path of practical and compound talents.Starting from the requirements of the national development strategy of “the Belt and Road Initiative” and the requirements of expanding Chinese culture, many English courses are included in the training scheme to highlight the training features of Spanish and English dual foreign language talents.
(2) Adhering to the cultivation of international talents. The School has established cooperative relations with many universities in Spanish-speaking countries, including Madrid Autonomous University, Barcelona Autonomous University, University of Alicante, Seville University, King Juan Carlos University, Miguel Hernandez de Elche University and the Peruvian University of Piura, etc.; it has sponsored students to go abroad to participate in international summer programs every year to promote the international cooperation and exchange of professional education.
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