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Spanish (BA)


Spanish (BA)

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As the fourth most spoken language in the world, Spanish has become increasingly essential to careers in the areas of arts, education, business, science, social work and more.

In our Spanish program, you'll experience the latest methods in language learning and apply your knowledge through creative projects and during international excursions.

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Program Highlights

  • co-op-icon.jpgCo-op is available (apply after first year).
  • Our faculty’s research and teaching has received numerous national and international awards, and they bring their scholarship into the classroom.
  • Our faculty includes the only Spanish professor in Canada who has received the prestigious 3M National Teaching Fellow award.
  • You can take Spanish as a single major or combine it with another program of your choosing.

Sample Courses

  • Introduction to Spanish
  • Spanish and Latin American Cinema
  • Stylistics and Professional Writing
  • Literature and Journalism in the Hispanic World

Admission Requirements

We encourage applicants of all academic backgrounds to apply.

Ontario High School Curriculum

  • Minimum admission range: low 70s.
  • Competitive admission range, based on last year’s admitted students: low 80s.
  • English at 60%.

Other Curriculums

Visit our admission requirements section to find specific requirements for international curriculums, other Canadian curriculums, transfer students and more.

Design Your Degree

There are a few popular academic opportunities which allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:

  • French Minor
  • Arabic Minor
  • German Minor
  • Italian Minor

Check out other options to enhance your degree.

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