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

Encarnación Juárez-Almendros
Mar 26
The objective of this presentation is to demonstrate that our present concept of disability --understood as the adverse social response to mental and physical impairments and the consequential implementation of institutional segregation-- was...
Apr 15
Spanish Game Club 02/25, 03/11, 03/18, 03/25, 04/01, 04/08, 04/15, 04/22 2:30-3:30 P.M. Contact Catherine for more info: crockey1007@email.arizona.edu
Apr 23
Practice speaking Spanish on Tuesdays at Panera on University Blvd. 02/12, 02/26, 03/12, 03/26, 04/09, 04/23 1-2 pm Contact Esteban for more info: EstebanC@email.arizona.edu
Apr 8
Spanish Game Club 02/25, 03/11, 03/18, 03/25, 04/01, 04/08, 04/15, 04/22 2:30-3:30 P.M. Contact Catherine for more info: crockey1007@email.arizona.edu
Mar 28
Flávio Venturini was part of the famous Clube de Esquina movement in Minas Gerais. Apart from Flávio Venturini, other prominent members of Clube de Esquina were Tavinho Moura, Beto Guedes, Milton Nascimento, Wagner Tiso, and Lô...
Mar 26
Practice speaking Spanish on Tuesdays at Panera on University Blvd. 02/12, 02/26, 03/12, 03/26, 04/09, 04/23 1-2 pm Contact Esteban for more info: EstebanC@email.arizona.edu
Apr 1
As a result of Portuguese navigation and imperial expansion beginning in the fifteenth century, the city of Lisbon became a center of global commerce of both goods and peoples, the latter generating a large African presence frequently noted by...
Mar 22
Community Outreach 02/28, 03/22, 04/05, 04/19 ML 552 Contact Dr. Doran for more info: kdoran@email.arizona.edu
Apr 1
Spanish Game Club 02/25, 03/11, 03/18, 03/25, 04/01, 04/08, 04/15, 04/22 2:30-3:30 P.M. Contact Catherine for more info: crockey1007@email.arizona.edu
Apr 22
Spanish Game Club 02/25, 03/11, 03/18, 03/25, 04/01, 04/08, 04/15, 04/22 2:30-3:30 P.M. Contact Catherine for more info: crockey1007@email.arizona.edu

Alumni News & Directory

Our Spanish majors have gone on to exciting careers around the world in a wide variety of industries. See what you can do with your degree.
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Justine O'Connell
B.A.
Spanish
2015
B.A.
Global Studies
2015
Melissa Pitts
B.A.
Spanish
2007
B.A.
Latin American Studies
2007
Timothy Tiutan
B.A.
Spanish
2012
B.S.
Health Sciences
2012
M.D.
Medicine
2016