Above: Cataratas del Iguazu, Argentina
To view more photos from the Hispanic world, click here.
Contact Person: Spanish Coordinator, Cecilia Sessarego
Spanish is the official language in 21 countries around the world, spoken by 500 million people as their native language and by 40 million people in the United States. A major in Spanish will develop your communication skills and deepen your understanding of Hispanic cultures. You will learn to function effectively in a variety of social and global contexts, and gain language and cross-cultural skills by analyzing fiction, film and mass media texts from Spain, Latin America and Hispanic culture in the United States.
View the courses required to complete the Spanish Minor.
Students' Online Journals (Papers and Projects)
El texto hispanoamericano-The Spanish American text (online journal for undergraduate research)
Cultural Ambassadors: North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain (Application deadline every year: March)
You will be strongly encouraged to study abroad. Exchange programs with universities in Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Peru and Spain give you opportunities to experience a different culture, practice your language and communication skills and develop new friendships.
Learn more about international study opportunities.
For program planning, course selection and academic advising, visit Academic Advising Services.
Faculty & Contacts
|Gabriela True, MEd|
|Cecilia Sessarego, PhD|
|Patricia Zehner, MA|
|Enrique López, PhD|
|María Teresa Grillo Arbulú, PhD|
|Dr. David Hyttenrauch|
Chair, Department of English, Languages, and Cultures