Spanish Language Study

The Andes Mountains

Spanish/Latin American faculty offer a variety of courses focusing on the Spanish language and Latin American area studies from a variety of disciplines. Although most of the courses in the program are taught in Spanish, area studies courses can include those taught in English in other teaching units such as the School of International Service, History, Anthropology and Sociology. The program takes advantage of the University's Washington location through a Spanish-language internship (Proyecto Amistad), as well as field trips, guest lecturers and the wide range of research opportunities in the area. A Certificate in Spanish Translation can be incorporated in our majors, or be taken separately.

Undergraduate Degrees and Programs

Spanish BA Degrees

Spanish Minors

Translation Certificates

Graduate Programs

Spanish Course Offerings

Recent Course Offerings include:

  • Cultural Movements in Latin America
  • Latin American Popular Culture
  • U.S.-Latin American Relations
  • Culture and Violence in Latin America
  • Southern Cone Post-Dictatorial Literature
  • Women in Latin America
  • Mexican-U.S. Border
  • Central American Culture and Literature
  • Afro-Caribbean Music and Culture
  • Culture and Politics in Cuba
  • Applied Spanish Linguistics

For More Information

General Program Info

McCabe Hall Room 212

Spanish Language Programs

Dr. Luis Cerezo

Masters in Spanish & Latin American Studies

Dr. Brenda Werth

Undergraduate or Graduate Certificate in Spanish Translation

Dr. Brenda Werth

See also

Spanish Faculty Directory
AU Abroad