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Spanish Major and Minor

¡Buenos días! We are passionate scholars of Spanish language and culture, and we invite you to explore the world with us.

Spanish Courses

Small courses led by faculty members at the height of their field allow every level of engagement: from majors and minors to those who simply wish to maintain or develop a knowledge of Spanish language and culture.
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Study Abroad

Students with a passion for Spanish are encouraged to immerse themselves in Spanish language and culture on the study group to Madrid, Spain.

Led by a Colgate faculty member, all coursework meets Colgate's high academic standards, and all credits count in full toward your graduation requirements.

Cultural Opportunities

With a diverse and curious student body, there are ample opportunities to explore cultures extracurricularly at Colgate. Students can get involved as soon as they are on campus!
LANGUAGE AND CULTURAL GROUPS
Visiting the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia

Success After Colgate

See what alumni who majored in Spanish are doing in their careers today. There are endless possibilities!
SUCCESS AFTER COLGATE

Faculty

As part of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, the Spanish faculty work closely in conjunction with French and Italian faculty members.
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Spanish Language Intern

Students always have access to a native Spanish speaker thanks to our Spanish language intern. This year's is intern, Sonia Perez Escalante.
VISIT SONIA AT THE KECK CENTER

W.M. Keck Humanities Resource Center

The Keck is a high-tech learning space dedicated to study in the humanities. Listening and recording stations, the streaming of global news outlets, and access to native-speaker language interns allow our students to immerse themselves in language while still on campus.
VISIT THE KECK CENTER