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Welcome to Ohio State’s Department of Spanish and Portuguese! One of the largest departments of its kind in the country, the breadth of faculty inquiry and engagement opportunities means that undergraduates can choose from a vast span of topics that include, but are not limited to: Mayan groups and globalization in Mexico, Spanish for business, history of Spanish language, phonology, Latin American cinema, Andean music ensemble, Quechua language, Latina/o gender and sexuality, Iberian identity in Catalonia and Basque Country, student-led Spanish-language radio broadcasts, and Spanish in Ohio. Twenty-eight faculty members and approximately seventy graduate students pursue research in fields across ethnic, cultural, ideological and national boundaries and provide instruction to more than 8,000 students annually. The size and scope of our programs will allow you to learn, collaborate, and compete in a diverse environment filled with talented people in the areas of medicine, education, business, law, engineering, diplomacy, publishing, social work, agriculture, and more!