Over 580 million people around the globe speak Spanish and 21 countries list it as an official language. Learn the language and study Hispanic cultures, cinema, literatures and linguistics. You will gain a broader perspective on Latin America and Spain while learning about the importance of Spanish as an international language.
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
With global economic integration and the proliferation of communication technologies, the ability to speak, read and write at least one language other than English or French has become one of the most sought-after abilities in the eyes of employers the world over. Here in Canada, closer ties between North America, Europe, South America, Asia and the Middle East are making it essential to learn foreign languages and cultures.