Why learn Spanish?Graffiti wall

  • With over 35 million Spanish speakers in the United States, the U.S. has the 5th largest Spanish-speaking population.
  • In today's diverse work environment, speaking Spanish is always preferred and often required as part of many careers. Learning Spanish will open many doors and provide you with an instant competitive advantage.
  • Due to the similarity between English and Spanish words and because written Spanish is almost completely phonetic,  it is one of the easiest foreign languages to learn.  



Bachelor of Arts with a major in Spanish

The Spanish major requirements are here!

The Spanish minor requirements are here!


Spanish major and minor are offered on the Corvallis and E-campuses.  The same courses are required for each, regardless of campus.