Spanish, one of the most widely spoken languages globally, offers manifold advantages. Learning Spanish opens up around the world, including the United States where around 13% of the population speaks Spanish. It’s particularly valuable in international business, given the economic growth of Spanish-speaking countries, and it provides a gateway to a rich cultural heritage, including literature, music, and film. Its relative ease of learning for English speakers makes it an accessible and practical choice for expanding personal and professional opportunities.

At Carleton we offer:

  • Spanish language courses that span from the elementary to advanced levels taught by passionate and enthusiastic instructors
  • Exciting upper-level courses like, “On Cannibals, Witches, and Zombies”, “Indigeneity and Gender in Latin America”, and “Racism, Immigration, and Gender in Contemporary Latin American Narrative”
  • A major and a minor in Spanish
  • A major and a minor in Latin American Studies
  • Exciting opportunities for off-campus study programs like the “Spanish in Madrid” program and the “Social Justice and Cultural Immersion in Mexico” program

To learn more about Spanish at Carleton, visit the websites for the Spanish Department and Latin American Studies!