College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


Major | Minor | Three Year

| Bachelor of Arts

An undergraduate degree in Spanish features a hands-on approach including immersive study abroad programs, service-learning in the Indianapolis community, and internships in both the United States and abroad. Students obtain the experiences necessary to improve language fluency and expand understanding of numerous cultures found throughout the world. Over 400 million people speak Spanish worldwide. Here at home, Spanish is the second-most-spoken language in the United States, touching all facets of our culture from media to education to business.

Sample courses in this program include:

  • SP201, Spanish Conversation and Pronunciation
  • SP315, Spanish for Business
  • SP320, Service Learning in Spanish
  • SP335, Spain: Middle Ages to 1700
  • SP350, Spanish-American Culture
  • SP360, Hispanic Film

Please visit the Butler University Bulletin for more course information.

The Spanish major can be completed in a total of three years, which includes completing coursework during both summer terms. More information can be found here.  

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Foster an ambitious spirit. Cultivate a career.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) attracts the kinds of students who are never satisfied with the status quo. Our quest for knowledge is both timeless and modern. 

We immerse students in the oldest teachings, but also the latest learnings in culture and language, science and technology, psychology and philosophy. In all disciplines, we incorporate research, encouraging students to question everything and meticulously test new theories. Communication is emphasized, teaching students to negotiate, debate, and effectively disseminate information. 

LAS students are committed to being thoughtful practitioners of whatever field they choose, resulting in graduates who are engaged in their careers, active in their communities, and continually learning and leading.