College of Liberal Arts
Studying Spanish in a binational metropolitan community on the U.S.-Mexico border is a great way to be immersed in the language and culture that students learn about in the classroom. Spanish majors can select from two tracks — one for native speakers and one for non-Spanish speakers.
Learn about the culture and literature of Spain, Latin America and the U.S.-Mexico border
Study abroad for additional language experience, including through the Maymester program in Sevilla, Spain
Future Spanish teachers can select an option to earn teacher certification
Aylin Duarte is bilingual, bicultural and is serving as an English teaching assistant in Argentina in spring 2022 as part of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. She says studying Spanish is a strategic move, as it is the second most spoken language in the U.S.
Regardless of your career choice, being fluent in Spanish is desirable skills in the U.S. and around the world. Among the most applicable fields are sales, business, tourism, translation and education.
UTEP offers grants and scholarships that may cover your entire tuition.
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