Texas Tech University

Workplace Skills Developed with a Spanish Degree

  • Read/write/speak effectively in Spanish; communicate effectively across Spanish-speaking cultures
  • Communicate effectively across cultures
  • Collaborate with a team to achieve a common goal or solve a common problem
  • Listen actively and attentively
  • Adapt to rapidly changing circumstances and think on one's feet
  • Use social-media savvy in professional context
  • Perform technical work in video and audio design
  • Switch smoothly between leadership and support roles
  • Write in multiple genres for different audiences
  • Convey complex content to a diverse audience
  • Create materials targeting a particular audience
  • Deliver presentations
  • Work independently
  • Meet deadlines
  • Master multiple research methodologies
  • Implement feedback from supervisors and peers