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More than 400 million people are native speakers of Spanish, coming in second after Mandarin in terms of global population. An official language of the United Nations and the European Union, Spanish is the most popular second language learned by native American English speakers.
Our Spanish program gives you the opportunity to explore Spanish language, literature, and culture in the classroom, on campus, and abroad.
Degrees offered: BA, minor
Congratulations to junior Olivia Smith on being awarded the prestigious Truman scholarship. The academic award, from the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation, is given to undergraduates who are preparing for careers in public service. Smith, a junior political science and Spanish double major and Sullivan Scholar, is the only Washington college student to receive the award in 2015. More here.
Three Interns, One Equal Heart: They work out of a one-room office just south of campus. As interns at the One Equal Heart Foundation, Ella Youtsey, Sara Haugen, and Taylor Denton use their Spanish language skills, classroom learning, and study-abroad and volunteer experiences to support families and communities of Tseltal Maya. Read the article and watch the video here.