The Spanish program provides a foundation in the essential structure of language and fosters practical communication. Language skills are refined through immersion in literature, history, film, art, and culture of the Hispanic world.

Available Majors

  • Spanish

Available Minors

  • Spanish

Additional Study Options


What to Expect Studying at Notre Dame of Maryland University

Small classes, multimedia tools, and opportunities to interact with native speakers provide an immersive learning experience.

Research & Internship Opportunities

Major Capstone Project

Spanish majors complete a self-designed, semester-long research project under the direction of a full-time faculty member.

Study Abroad

Through the School Sisters of Notre Dame and partnerships with universities around the world, language students can choose to study, intern, work, teach, or complete service projects abroad in short-term or semester-long programs.

Learn More about Study Abroad

Hispanic Culture Club

Our student-run club organizes programming about Latin, Latin American, and Spanish cultures on campus.

Phi Sigma Iota

Advanced students with high-standing are invited to join Phi Sigma Iota, the national language honor society.

Spanish Careers

  • International Relations/Business
  • Government
  • Teaching
  • Culture/Tourism
  • Journalism