Spanish Major

Fluency in Spanish is an asset in today’s job market. It’s especially crucial in the business, economic, media, and political worlds. As a Spanish major at Suffolk University, you'll master the language and become culturally fluent, too.

Here, you can explore our own collection of films and instructional videos, write for our online news magazine, Entérate, or participate in our weekly conversation sessions, Tertulias, run by tutors who come from all regions of the Spanish-speaking world.

You'll study literature, history, politics, and economics. Upon graduation, you’re poised to enter any number of fields that require bilingual workers, from nonprofits to international organizations like the Peace Corps. You'll be well-prepared to go on to law school and provide legal services to non-native speakers, as well.

Economics and Spanish

You can combine this major with economics or international relations for an extra edge. The Department of World Languages & Cultural Studies partners with the Department of Economics to offer a double major in Spanish and international economics, making you especially competitive in the job market.

Suffolk University Madrid Campus

You’ll have the chance to study at our international campus in Spain's vibrant capital. Suffolk Madrid combines the quality of a Suffolk education with the cross-cultural excitement of living in a world capital. You’ll engage in rigorous coursework led by our devoted faculty, enjoy guided weekend excursions, and meet students from around the world.

Courses & Requirements

Learn more about the classes, requirements, and different options available to complete the program.