Explore the rich history and contributions of Spanish and Latino cultures and learn a language that’s spoken by more than 400 million people worldwide.

Spanish is our most popular language program because it makes an excellent addition any academic program of study.

Spanish is spoken around and the world, and it is the official language of 20 countries plus Puerto Rico. The United States is the second-largest Spanish-speaking country after Mexico, making Spanish-speakers highly employable. 

We offer Spanish as a major or minor, but even a few courses will serve a student well. Want to teach? We also offer a pathway to teacher licensure for Spanish majors.

Spanish students will broaden their knowledge of the language and culture of the Spanish-speaking worlds in order to become engaged thinkers who question their own assumptions. Students will be prepared to meet the challenges of this diverse world, think critically and communicate effectively in the 21st century.

Practice your understanding on movie night at our annual fall Latin American & Spanish Film Series. Spend a semester in Grenada, Spain or Mérida, Mexico, on a study abroad trip. 

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