Languages, Literatures & Cultures



Why Study Spanish?
Spanish is the world’s second most spoken language, an official language of the United Nations, and the third most widely used language on the internet. In addition, the USA is predicted to be the world’s second largest Spanish-speaking country by the year 2060. Whether you’re looking to optimize your career potential, explore your ancestry, or follow your passion, the Spanish programs at SUNY New Paltz can provide you with the skills you need. 
From elementary through graduate level, we offer an array of challenging courses that will enrich your linguistic and cultural competency. Our comprehensive curriculum and communicative methodology appeal to a variety of interests through hands-on engagement both inside the classroom and out. Faculty in Spanish are ready to share their experience and help you meet your goals.
Major in Spanish

Minor in Spanish

MAT in World Language Education: Spanish

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