Develop advanced Spanish language proficiency and understanding of Spanish culture for future success in the global marketplace

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At A Glance

What You'll Learn:

  • Advanced Spanish language proficiency in small, interactive classes
  • An understanding of Spanish culture, linguistics, history, literature, and more

What You'll Do:

  • Enjoy self-paced, guided interaction using innovative technology in the language lab
  • Study in Spanish-speaking countries including Argentina, Chile, and Spain through study abroad

Possible Career Options:

  • International Business
  • Government Relations
  • Interpreter
  • Healthcare Translator 
  • Immigration Attorney

Program Level: Undergraduate

Offered As: Major, Minor

College/School: College of Arts & Sciences

Where Our Students Go

Graduates of the Spanish major are in demand by organizations around the world and attend top graduate schools. 

  • Adidas
  • Boston Scientific
  • Middlebury College
  • Ernst & Young
  • Federal Reserve Board
  • Hult International Business School
  • Superior Court of the District of Columbia
  • TJX
  • Saint Mary's College

Your Learning Happens Around the World

Street in Bilbao, Spain

Study abroad to Spain and cultural centers like Bilbao (pictured) is just one way to put your Spanish language skills into practice. 


Experiential learning is at the core of a Bryant education. There are many ways - both formal and informal - to exercise and strengthen your Spanish skills. 


  • Shadow and network with accomplished Spanish alumni to explore different paths
  • Work with the Amica Center for Career Education to find Spanish internships 
  • Collaborate with faculty in hosting the annual Providence Latin American Film Festival, which includes Bryant as a venue

Student Clubs and Organizations

  • Bryant University Spanish Cultural Organization
  • International Student Organization
  • Multicultural Student Union
  • International Business Association

Study Abroad 

  • Spend a semester in Spanish-speaking countries through Bryant’s extensive study abroad program
  • Enjoy a shorter study abroad experience with one of our faculty-led programs 
  • Your immersive study abroad can include an internship with a local company, all using Spanish skills


  • Participate in Bryant's annual Reading Without Borders event
  • Present original research at Research and Engagement Day
  • Bryant Honors Program

A Skill in Demand

In 2020, bilingual jobs comprised 30% of all postings for higher-end, white-collar jobs in the U.S. At Bryant, 99% of our graduates are employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation. The median starting salary for the Class of 2023 was $72,500. 

Our Program