Languages are best learned through speaking them. You’ll hone your skills and build confidence through one-on-one conversations and class discussions, and you’ll expand your knowledge of Spanish and the Hispanic culture through a wide range of courses. A degree in Spanish helps to prepare you for a successful career in fields such as international business, law,health care, journalism and teaching.
Aside from exploring subjects as varied as Mayan art, pre-Columbian civilizations and modern poetry, you also have opportunities to study abroad in Spain and throughout Spanish America. Recent students have successfully completed programs in Barcelona, Madrid, Granada, Seville, Costa Rica and other exciting places.
Quinnipiac’s Albert Schweitzer Institute offers you a unique portal to Central America by sponsoring service trips and partnering with other organizations that have created opportunities for our students to complete projects in Costa Rica, Guatemala and Nicaragua. One grant from the Arias Foundation, for example, offers the opportunity for a yearlong internship in Costa Rica to work on issues of human rights, good governance, education and social studies.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
All admitted freshmen are given consideration for merit-based scholarships and recipients are notified in their letter of acceptance.
All students must complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) for all forms of financial aid. The FAFSA can be filed online.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.