Explore Spanish language, literature and culture.

Spanish Class

How can Spanish courses be used?

  • Minor in Spanish
  • Electives to complement your degree
  • Fulfilling your language requirement

Courses offered in Spanish cover language, literature and culture. The language-learning aspect of the program covers practical skills and daily application of Spanish, as well as skills that are transferable to a work environment and an academic setting.

Students have the option of spending a semester abroad studying and experiencing life in a Spanish-speaking environment.

Students in any program can take Spanish courses to fulfill their language requirement, take a minor in Spanish alongside their degree, or as electives to complement their degree.

To complete a Minor in Spanish, students must complete between 30 and 42 credits in Spanish courses, 18 at the 300 or 400 level.


The DELE diploma is a guarantee of linguistic competence in the Spanish language, and can be obtained by completing an examination that tests the candidate’s ability to read, write, speak and understand spoken Spanish, according to internationally standardized levels of competence established by the Council of Europe in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).


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