Spanish

Spanish majors enroll in engaging courses in language, literature, and linguistics. Majors are encouraged to incorporate study abroad into their plan of study, whether students are abroad for a week, semester, or academic year. A minor is also offered in Portuguese, which allows students the opportunity to combine Portuguese with their study of Spanish in interesting ways. Spanish faculty have outstanding credentials and show a strong commitment to both their research and teaching. 

Degree in 3

Motivated, driven students can complete this major in three years. Degree in 3 allows students to enter the work force or graduate school a year earlier while also providing a cost-effective way to complete an undergraduate degree. Degree in 3 offers a great combination of cost-savings and the opportunity to accelerate your future and achieve your goals.

Spanish Website

Plan of Study

Spanish, BA

Related Career Interests

Careers in Spanish

The intrinsic mission of the School of Foreign Languages and Literatures is to promote international understanding while ensuring students the best foreign language education possible. Their skills and cultural awareness will traverse boundaries and borders and help create a true global community for the future. Our students will use their language skills as:

  • Teachers and translators of diverse languages
  • Employees of multi-national companies
  • Diplomatic and business leaders in international trade
  • Scholars and researchers of foreign literatures and cultures in a global academic network
  • Foreign aid service programs
  • Community volunteers

Transfer to Spanish

Purdue admits to individual majors. In addition to meeting overall Purdue transfer criteria, such as minimum high school course requirements, applicants must also meet major-specific requirements. The major-specific criteria for this program are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students for your desired entry term.

Minimum GPA: 2.2

Contact Information
Undergraduate Student Recruitment Office
(765) 494-6291
newstudent@purdue.edu

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