The Spanish Language and Literature program offered by George Washington University is part of the Department of Romance, German and Slavic Languages and Literatures in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences.
The program offers both a minor and a major. Students often take courses in history, literature and the humanities.
Courses offered at GW in Spanish and Latin American literature and culture cover a variety of topics, including imperial and post-colonial literary and cultural history, poetry, drama, cinema and prose narratives, as well as all aspects of language learning. Upper-level courses focus on literature and culture and enhance writing and analytical skills.
From student organizations dedicated to furthering the understanding and appreciation of Spanish, Latin American and Latino cultures to symposia, exhibits and film festivals, GW and the Washington, D.C., area are ideal locations for learning about Spain, Latin America, the Caribbean and North America.
Majors and minors in Spanish and Latin American literature and culture go on to pursue careers in a variety of fields, including education, medicine, politics, journalism, publishing, law and business. They also find positions with the State Department, nongovernmental organizations, the Organization of American States, the United Nations and many other international organizations.
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