48 months
37122 USD/year
37200 USD/year
12700 USD/year
Tuition fee
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If proficiency in both Spanish and Portuguese is important to you, consider the Spanish and Portuguese emphasis under the Spanish major. Spanish - Spanish and Portuguese Emphasis program from University of Arizona.

Visit the official programme website for more information


Students seeking their Bachelor of Arts in Spanish with a Spanish and Portuguese emphasis take language, literature, linguistics and culture courses in both languages. The major consists of 18 credits in each language, and placement exams help determine a student's starting level. The University of Arizona is home to one of the largest Portuguese language programs in the nation, and various clubs offer students the opportunity to practice conversing in either Spanish or Portuguese outside of the classroom. In addition to several study abroad programs for Spanish-speaking students, the university offers a six-week program in Fortaleza, Brazil, for those wanting to immerse themselves in Portuguese. Spanish - Spanish and Portuguese Emphasis program from University of Arizona.

Career Fields

  • Translation and interpretation
  • Education
  • Communications
  • Government
  • Politics
  • Nonprofit

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Genres and Literary Analysis
  • Readings in the Literary Genres
  • General Education
  • Intermediate Spanish
  • Fourth Semester Spanish

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have a 3.00 recalculated grade point average (GPA) (a "B" or better where "A"=4.00) from a secondary school. Please note: GPA recalculation occurs during the admissions evaluation process. 
  • Have three years of high school work. Please note: If you are currently in high school, UA needs to see 9–11 grade work. If you have completed high school then UA needs to see 10–12 grade work. 
  • Have and present a completed high school diploma or certificate.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37122 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37122 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    37200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37200 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12700 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

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