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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

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese will be conducting minor and major advising via email, zoom, and phone. Please feel free to join at your convenience: FOR MAJOR ADVISING: Please continue using Trellis as usual. Dr. Berigan will call you...
Ways to get in touch with the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Main Office: spanish@arizona.edu 520-621-3123 (please leave a voicemail with a phone number or email address for follow-up; *students, please leave your netid or student id)
Catherine Rockey and Jessica Tiegs, two doctoral students in Hispanic Linguistics, just had their first article published in the new issue of CALICO.  Their article was co-authored by Assistant Professor Julieta Fernandez. Read the article...
Dear College of Humanities Students,Despite the ever-changing challenges posed by the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), the College of Humanities remains focused on two priorities for students: your health and your academic progress toward...
The University of New Mexico recently highlighed Lillian Gorman, Assistant Professor and Director of the Spanish as a Heritage Language Program, as its Spring 2020 Visiting Scholar.  Read the article here: http://news.unm.edu/news/visiting...

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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Alexander Aldrich
Ph.D.
Spanish-Hispanic Linguistics
2019
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B.A.
Spanish
2015
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Global Studies
2015
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B.A.
Spanish
2007
B.A.
Latin American Studies
2007