Why Spanish?

Why Spanish?

  • Spanish is the fourth most frequently spoken language in the world.
  • Spanish is the second largest language in the United States.
  • Hispanics are the largest minority in the United States: the majority speak Spanish.
  • Latin American countries are the key US trading partners.
  • Twenty-one countries in the world used Spanish as their official language.
  • Speaking Spanish as the second language allows direct communication with Spanish speakers.
  • Speaking Spanish besides English greatly enhances the job potential and competitiveness in business and professions.
  • Understanding Spanish facilitates learning about the richness and depth of Hispanic cultures in foreign lands and of our own Hispanic fellow citizens.

Where Spanish Helps Your Career

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Why Take Spanish at RCTC?

  • Experienced Instructors (not teaching assistants)
  • Student-Centered Education
  • Practice with tutors and instructors
  • Affordable Tuition
  • Transfers easily
  • Complete multiple credit Goal requirements with one Spanish class
  • Online = convenient schedule
  • Learn a marketable skill in all careers and in the global economy