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Program(s) Available: B.A., B.S., Minor, Cert

Do you like to perceive and understand the world from various perspectives? Are you passionate about Spanish and interested in using it in your career? If so, you may consider the Spanish major!

Why Study Spanish at Northwest

Spanish majors study the experience of language, life and culture through the lens of the Spanish language. Faculty focus on literary research and cultural studies ensuring students are proficient in speaking and writing in Spanish.

Students gain specialty knowledge in film studies, language education and teaching, pluralism and multiculturalism, international relations and politics and language policy. A minor is required for both the Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees.

Pick your path

Spanish B.A. or B.S.

A Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in spanish is available at Northwest. A minor is required with both programs. View the 4-year plan or catalog for courses and more information.

spanish 4-YEAR PLAN (B.S.)

spanish 4-YEAR PLAN (B.A.)

Minor program

A minor in spanish teaches the foundations of Spanish communication, culture, conversation and composition. After taking the required courses, students can customize their minor from a list of approved electives. This minor requires the completion of 24 credit hours.

Certificate program

An undergraduate certificate is also available for this program.

Career ready

Career ready
Writing with an emphasis on creative writing and publishing; Spanish

“Every professor I’ve had, every student that I worked with, they gave me something that I don’t think I could have gotten somewhere else. It just feels like home because it has everything I want and the encouragement they gave me to study what I wanted. ” — Korbin Jones

Career Opportunities

  • Interpreter
  • International business
  • Cultural advisor
  • International relations specialist
  • Foreign service officer

What Can I Do With a Major in Spanish?

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