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We are pleased you are considering learning Spanish at Georgia Southern University. Program faculty includes renowned scholars and teachers who hail from all parts of the globe; teaching focuses on proficiency.

Why study Spanish?

  • Spanish, after English, is the second most spoken language in the U.S.
  • Spanish, after Chinese, is the second most spoken language in the world.
  • According to the Census Bureau, Hispanics now represent the nation’s largest minority.
  • Spoken by over 350 million people, Spanish is the official language of 20 countries.
  • It is crucial to employ Spanish-speaking individuals to compete in the international market place.
  • Spanish has a rich tradition in the U.S. dating back even earlier than the first English settlements.

For information on foreign-language careers click here.

Last updated: 5/12/2019