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Welcome to Ohio State’s Department of Spanish and Portuguese! As one of the largest departments of its kind in the country, our breadth of faculty inquiry and engagement opportunities means that undergraduates can choose from a vast span of topics including, but 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, Latinx gender and sexuality, Iberian identity in Catalonia and Basque Country, student-led Spanish-language radio broadcasts, and Spanish in Ohio. Our faculty members and graduate students pursue research in fields across ethnic, cultural, ideological and national boundaries and provide instruction to more than 8,000 students annually. 

For Undergraduate Advising, please call (614)292-8485.