Program Overview

Spanish Studies is an interdisciplinary major offered by the Department of Languages and Applied Linguistics.

It aims at the acquisition of an advanced level of Spanish, and it involves a core curriculum with a series of courses providing a grounding on Linguistics, Literature and History related to the Spanish Speaking communities in the world.

Interested students should contact the Department of Languages and Applied Linguistics office early in their college career to obtain essential information about prerequisites, course sequencing and graduation requirements. The department offers an extensive orientation and advising system (see Orientation and Advising); students are strongly encouraged to make use of it.

Questions related to Spanish language courses and Spanish placement, SPST courses and requirements, and independent study petitions related to the major should also be directed to the department.  

Students interested in study abroad should refer to corresponding section on EAP.