Faculty of Arts - Spanish

Program description  

The Spanish program strives to engage students in the processes of critical reading and writing, taking as the object of study the literary, linguistic, cultural and cinematic heritage of Spain and Latin America. To develop students’ communicative skills, the program provides instruction that assists students in acquiring and refining the ability to speak, understand, read and write the Spanish language.  Moreover, the program’s literature courses enable students to examine a wide range of periods and genres, and to tailor their plans of study according to their specific interest. 

Program options

Degree options

B.A., Bachelor of Arts, Spanish, Major - 3 years
B.A., (Adv.) Bachelor of Arts, Advanced Major in Spanish - 4 years

Interesting courses and unique opportunities

Exchange opportunities
Exchange opportunities include traveling to Latin America or Spain to take courses as part of the program

Note: the University of Manitoba has an active Spanish Club which hosts many cultural events

Professional opportunities

The Spanish program, alone or in combination with other major programs, may lead to advanced study of the language or literature of Spain and Latin America, and to careers not only in teaching, but also in other professions such as interpretation, translation, journalism, library science, law, medicine, and in government (international affairs), social service, or business.
The development of closer Canadian ties with Spain and Latin America is extending the range of career opportunities through various international organizations.

Admission requirements

Visit the Faculty of Arts Direct Entry (high school applicants) or Advanced Entry (post-secondary applicants) application for admission page to learn more about admission requirements, application dates and how to apply.

Important links

Faculty of Arts
Department of French, Spanish and Italian