Alumni Story

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

Head of Corporate Strategy, Blue Apron

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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/

News & Events

Nov 6
Do you want to practice speaking Spanish in a fun, casual setting while playing games?  Come to Spanish Game Club! The Spanish Game Club meets on Wednesdays from 3:00-3:50 PM in ML 313. 11/06, 11/13, 11/20, 11/27, 12/04
Oct 25
How do the arts, broadly defined, impact the way people understand, remember, and engage with past and present conflict and human rights abuses? What is the role of artistic activism in fomenting and supporting democratic processes and the...
Nov 21
CLIP: Clube da Língua Portuguese (Portuguese Language Club) Come chat in Portuguese and meet new people! The Portuguese Language Club meets on Thursdays at Panera Bread, from 5:30-7:00 PM. 11/21, 12/05
Los Alamos, New Mexico native Carmella Scorcia Pacheco is off to do a Fellowship with the Latino Museum Studies Program at the Smithsonian Institution’s Center for Cultural Heritage and Folklife! Carmella is a PhD Student in the Spanish and...
Nov 15
Online Education Workshop Friday, November 15th 5:00-7:00pm (via Zoom)     Building Communities in Online Courses   Building communities in an online course can be challenging when creating a sense of belonging...
Oct 30
Do you want to practice speaking Spanish in a fun, casual setting while playing games?  Come to Spanish Game Club! The Spanish Game Club meets on Wednesdays from 3:00-3:50 PM in ML 313. 10/30, 11/06, 11/13, 11/20, 11/27, 12/04
Sep 26
CLIP: Clube da Língua Portuguese (Portuguese Language Club) Come chat in Portuguese and meet new people! The Portuguese Language Club meets on Thursdays at Panera Bread, from 5:30-7:00 PM. 09/26, 10/10, 10/24, 11/07, 11/21, 12/05
Nov 27
Do you want to practice speaking Spanish in a fun, casual setting while playing games?  Come to Spanish Game Club! The Spanish Game Club meets on Wednesdays from 3:00-3:50 PM in ML 313. 11/27, 12/04
Oct 10
CLIP: Clube da Língua Portuguese (Portuguese Language Club) Come chat in Portuguese and meet new people! The Portuguese Language Club meets on Thursdays at Panera Bread, from 5:30-7:00 PM. 10/10, 10/24, 11/07, 11/21, 12/05
Oct 16
Do you want to practice speaking Spanish in a fun, casual setting while playing games?  Come to Spanish Game Club! The Spanish Game Club meets on Wednesdays from 3:00-3:50 PM in ML 313. 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/06, 11/13, 11/20, 11/27, 12/...

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