What will I learn?

Become your own passport to greater global awareness with the ability to communicate in the Spanish language and understand its culture. Because nothing builds language skills like immersion in another culture, SUNY Cortland offers study abroad opportunities in many Spanish-speaking countries. Your degree will give you a solid foundation for a career in international business or other professions.

What Will I Learn?

Gain oral and written Spanish language and culture skills.

Choose many of your classes through elective courses to tailor your program to your specific interests.

Career Potential

Business: International trade, bilingual consultant, translator, customer support agent

Government: Diplomat, FBI agent, National Security Agency, Border Patrol, immigration agent, government or court translator

Writing: Newspapers, trade publications, book publishers, bilingual translator for websites, proofreaders, writer, editor

Tourism and hospitality: Interpreter, guide, bilingual travel agent, study abroad coordinator or director

Education: Teaching in private schools or in the private sector, pursue master’s and/or doctoral degrees to become a college professor

Which department am I in?

School of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$16,980.00 per year
Start date

Expected January, August 2022


School of Arts and Sciences

Dean’s Office,

Old Main, Room 124,


New York,

13045, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Students must have graduated from a secondary school program.

They also must have the following requirements:

TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language: IBT 79

IELTS International English Language Testing System: Band 6.5

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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