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Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture


Why Study Spanish?

Study Spanish…..Study the World!


Did you know that more than 44 million people speak Spanish as their first language in the United States?


Did you know that Spanish is the third most spoken language in the world?


When you study Spanish you not only study one of the most commonly spoken languages in the world but you study the cultures and civilizations of Europe, South and Central America, the Caribbean, Mexico and the United States.


With courses on language, literature, culture, film, linguistics and much more, the Spanish program at Syracuse University offers a wide range of diverse topics that will help you in any career you may choose.


Our majors go into the healthcare professions, broadcast journalism, communications, public service, international business, teaching and much more.


We also offer a Master’s degree in Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture The graduate degree provides students with in-depth study in the areas of literature, theory, linguistics, cultural theory, critical thought and research methods. Our graduates go on to doctoral degrees, work in the private sector, and teach at all levels.

A major, minor or M.A. in Spanish opens up the world to you!


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Salamanca, Spain

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La Giralda in Sevilla

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Spanish Arch

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A traditional Peruvian dish

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San Francisco Church in Lima, Peru

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Port in Barcelona