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Why I Chose Spanish & Portuguese

A holistic view of the world is the most important element when trying to solve a problem.

Autumn DiGaetano-Fedoruk | B.A. Spanish, Economics 2005
Chief of Staff, Studios Architecture

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Degree Options

Students may elect a major that concentrates in either language and literature or language and linguistics. A major for those wishing to pursue a career in secondary school teaching is also available through the College of Education, as is an interdisciplinary major in which students combine Spanish and two other areas of study. 

Study Abroad

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese currently sponsors programs in Spain, Chile, Brazil, and Costa Rica.

Proficiency Exam

To register for the Spanish Proficiency exam for placement please proceed to the link and follow the instructions given: https://lppe.humanities.arizona.edu/

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Meet Mely

Mely hopes to combine her majors in Spanish and Portuguese with environmental science and study abroad experiences in Ecuador and Brazil to become a rainforest rescuer. Hear her story.


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Recent News

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Oct. 14, 2022

We could not be more excited to celebrate this year's College of Humanities Alumnus of the Year, Dr. Dolores Durán-Cerda (MA in Spanish, 1993 and PhD in Spanish, 1999) at Homecoming! Dr. Durán-Cerda is the…

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Oct. 10, 2022

In a virtual classroom, University of Arizona students connect with a binational group of peers and professors, sharing their own experiences and perspectives while learning about the nuances and complexities of U.S.-Mexico…

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Oct. 10, 2022

In celebration of Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month, annually celebrated from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the College of Humanities is spotlighting faculty, staff and students. This week, meet Lillian Gorman,…

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Our majors have gone on to exciting careers around the world in a wide variety of industries.

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