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Developing Whole Leaders for the whole World

Bachelor of Arts in

Spanish Education


Program Overview

Oral Roberts University’s Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Spanish with Professional Education equips you to earn teacher certification for private and public elementary, middle or high schools.

You’ll experience interaction with our excellent faculty who will guide you in developing skills in Spanish and incorporating them into everyday life. You will learn the culture and literature of Spain and Latin America while studying the mechanics and grammar of the Spanish language.

Education courses will examine Biblical principles of teaching as well as provide concepts needed for language learning, instruction and the historical background of the teaching of modern language. You will explore foreign language in elementary school, immersion and high school programs.

Expand your journey by joining the Spanish Club which enhances appreciation of the traditions of Spanish-speaking countries. Club events offer opportunities to learn about the culture along with practicing the language in exciting and innovative ways. The club also supports missions in Spanish-speaking countries.

More than this, our unique mission to develop Holy Spirit-empowered leaders through Whole Person Education can set you apart as an inspiring Spanish-speaking educator ready to impact the world.

Our commitment to equip Spirit-empowered leaders is why you can graduate from this program fully prepared to immerse yourself in the educational system. You will be prepared to touch the lives of your students and make a tangible difference.

What can I do with a B.A. degree in Spanish with a Professional Education Concentration from ORU?

You can enjoy a successful and exciting career in:  

  • Private Education
  • Public Education
  • Tutoring
  • Translation/Interpreting
  • Government Agencies
  • Ministry/Missionary Work
  • Foreign Service
  • And More!

What are some of the core experiences of this program? 


  • Spanish Phonetics/Conversation
  • Spanish Literature
  • Latin American Culture
  • Spanish Composition
  • Education Seminar
  • Foundations/Methods of Education
  • Pedagogy
  • Student Teaching and more!

What makes ORU’s B.A. in Spanish with Professional Education Concentration program stand out?

Through the philosophy of Whole Person Education, we create an atmosphere of collaboration, nurture imagination and court the inspiration of the Holy Spirit by dedicating ourselves to being masters of our craft.

On top of this, you’ll learn directly from faith-grounded professionals who know what it takes to succeed as an educator in today’s world while leading with purpose to make an impact.

What about accreditation?

As a university, we meet the highest accreditation standards set by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Are there scholarships available?

Nearly 100% of our full-time, undergraduate residential students receive ORU grants and scholarships through academic achievement and through ORU’s premier scholarship opportunity of our Quest Whole Leader Scholarship. To learn more about financial aid, click here.

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