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Spanish and Portuguese

Dartmouth Alums With This Major

  • Director of Admissions, Mountain School of Milton Academy
    (MA, Dartmouth '06)
  • Professor of Practice/Director of the Early Experience at CIAPA, Tulane University
    (LA, Dartmouth '03)
  • Attorney, Baker Botts, L.L.P.
    (NY, Dartmouth '03)
  • International Development Professional, The World Bank
    (NY, Dartmouth '01)
  • Professor of Medieval & Byzantine Studies, The Catholic University of America
    (DC, Dartmouth '00)
  • Regional Director, Volunteer Resources, American Cancer Society
    (CA, Dartmouth '99)
  • Original Programming-International, Sony Pictures Entertainment
    (CA, Dartmouth '02)
  • Managing Legal Editor, Jones McClure Publishing
    (TX, Dartmouth '02)
  • Financial Advisor, Bernstein Global Wealth Management
    (NY, Dartmouth '99)
  • Director of Public and Governmental Resources, USDA Forest Service
    (IL, Dartmouth '99)

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Major Description

The department seeks to affirm the importance of Iberian and Latin American cultures by offering two areas of concentration, Spanish and Portuguese, with five possible majors within them: Hispanic Literatures Major; Language, Culture and Society Major; Latino Studies Major; Romance Languages Major; and Iberian Studies Major, which allows a concentration in either Spanish or Portuguese.

Skills Acquired

What is this?

  • Critical Thinking
  • Cultural Competency & Adaptability
  • Creativity and Creative Initiative
  • Research Skills
  • Oral & Written Communication

Possible Career Paths

  • Government
  • Arts, Media, Entertainment
  • Industry and Commerce
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Interpretation/Translation
  • Service and Education
  • Law
  • Healthcare
  • Business

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Last Updated: 4/2/13