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Develop advanced Spanish language proficiency and understanding of Spanish culture in small, interactive classes to succeed in the global marketplace.

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Program Overview

Spanish at Bryant

Award-winning educators and mentors integrate culture, linguistics, history, literature, and other creative productions into your learning experience. Introduced to business discourse, you may showcase your skills at competitions where you examine a case study and field questions – all in Spanish.

Program Features

  • Innovative faculty with diverse expertise share their experience with you in the classroom and beyond.
  • Enhance your Spanish skills through self-paced guided interaction supported by innovative technology.
  • Study in Spanish-speaking countries including Argentina, Chile, Spain, and more as early as sophomore year.
  • Engage in our Spanish cultural organization and promote Spanish language and culture within the community.

Cross-Disciplinary Advantage

  • A strong liberal arts foundation develops critical thinking and communication skills essential for success and continuous growth in every field.
  • Your business minor will be a competitive advantage that highlights the acumen and problem-solving abilities cultivated through real-world projects
  • Whether you pursue grad school or begin a career after graduation, the credentials of your major and minor distinguish you.  
A Bryant Education
Kevin Ludemann

Kevin Ludemann '18

Major:
  • Spanish
  • Human Resource Management

Building the intercultural and leadership skills to become a catalyst for change.

Hometown: East Northport, NY

More Than a Major

  • Multicultural
  • Resident Assistant
  • Student Ambassador
  • Study Abroad
  • Internships
  • Leadership

The Bryant Difference

Graduation Cap
16%
At Bryant, 16 percent of the Class of 2016 enrolled in graduate school within six months of Commencement.
94% Agree
94% Agree
Of Bryant’s class of 2016, 94% agree that Bryant prepared them for success.
Best Colleges U.S. News
No. 9
U.S. News & World Report 2017 Best College rankings list Bryant as No. 9 in the Regional Universities North category.

Where Our Students Go

Graduates of Bryant’s Spanish program go on to prestigious graduate programs and are in demand by business, industry, and nonprofit organizations.

  • A & H Manufacturing
  • Adidas
  • aetnahealth
  • Cekect
  • Central Connecticut State University
  • Cotherm North America
  • Federal Reserve Board
  • Insight Global
  • Johnson & Wales University
  • LaSalle Academy
  • PwC
  • S&P Global
  • Saint Mary’s College
  • Talent at Mercer
  • TE Connectivity
  • TJX
  • Yelp

Experiential Learning Opportunities

Career Education Opportunities

  • Shadow and network with accomplished Spanish alumni to explore different paths.
  • Spanish internships in various sectors obtained through our nationally recognized Amica Center for Career Education.
  • Discuss career opportunities with recruiters from 100+ prestigious organizations at on-campus career fairs.

 

Clubs/Organizations

    • President of Bryant University Spanish Cultural Organization
    • Executive board member of International Student Organization
    • Big Brothers, Big Sisters volunteer
    • Bryant Outdoor Adventure Club
    • International Business Association
    • Linked Through Leadership
    • Omicron Delta Kappa, national leadership honor society
    • Rowing Team

Service

    • ONE Campaign
    • Alternative Spring Break
    • Management 200 service learning program
    • Orientation Leader for Class of 2018
    • MyPath Mentor
    • Global Buddy Mentor
    • Student Programming Board

International

    • Sophomore International Experience
    • Immersive study and work abroad including a supervised internship with a local company, all using Spanish skills

Research

    • Present original research at Research and Engagement Day
    • Bryant Honors Program
Associate Professor Houston

INSPIRING FACULTY

Our faculty members are dedicated educators whose research ranges from second-language acquisition and applied linguistics to cultural and contemporary issues in countries where Spanish is spoken. Among them is:

ANTHONY HOUSTON, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Spanish, Modern Languages Department Chair