Join a Unique and Vibrant Community

Choose from nine undergraduate and graduate Spanish degree programs at Temple University’s College of Liberal Arts.

About 500 Million People Speak Spanish, Why Not be One of Them?

Our students study the cultural, historic, literary and linguistic aspects of the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking worlds in order to navigate a complex, increasingly globalized community with strong critical thinking, communication skills and and professional skills.

Join a Unique and Vibrant Community

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is a unique and vibrant community of students and faculty at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Our three Spanish major tracks (Language and Professional Studies; Language, Literature and Linguistics; and Spanish for Education) engage students in the cultures and literature of Spain, Latin America and the Luso-Brazilian world and prepare students to function bilingually for the 21st century’s century’s globalized society.

Meet Your Language Needs through Diverse Course Offerings

Specialized courses in business, criminal justice and medical Spanish and translation/interpretation skills complement our linguistic, literature and culture courses. This course mix allows you to tailor your learning toward your professional and intellectual goals.