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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.


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Recent News

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May 9, 2023
 Prof. Ana Cornide will be the Project Director of the federally sponsored Project “ADELANTE: Advancing Culturally Responsive Place-Based Educational Opportunities for Latinx Students in the Borderlands”  (2023-2028). With this Title V grant ($3,000…
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April 21, 2023
Prof. Ana Carvalho is the co-project director of Bilingual Voices in the U.S.—Mexico Borderlands: Preserving, Expanding & Elaborating Sociolinguistic Collections which was just awarded a NEH Grant: Humanities Collections and Reference Resources…
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Lillian Gorman and Romy Ceron Canche Award
April 20, 2023
Two Office of the Provost Mentoring Awards went to the Department of Spanish and Portuguese this year! Congratulations to Prof. Lillian Gorman and Doctoral Student Romy Cerón Canché.

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