Majors and Minors

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese offers the following degree programs for Emory College students:

Program Credit Hour Minimum Faculty Contact (email)
Major in Spanish 36

Prof. Jennifer Feldman

Major in Spanish and Portuguese 36 Prof. Ana Catarina Teixeira
Major in Spanish and Linguistics 45 Prof. José Luis Boigues

Minor in Spanish

20 Prof. Jennifer Feldman
Minor in Lusophone Studies (Portuguese) 20 Prof. Ana Catarina Teixeira

All of our programs help students develop skills in critical thinking and intercultural communication as well as the ability to speak, listen, read, write and conduct research in these languages.

Our students may also be interested in the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program and the Program in Linguistics.

Hear from our students

In these videos, Spanish major Rema Elmostafa and Spanish and Portuguese major Paola Correia speak about their experiences learning Spanish and Portuguese at Emory.


Emma Reidy, a double major in Spanish and Linguistics, also recorded a video about Learning Linguistics at Emory.