Spanish

Courses in the Spanish Major allow students to master written and spoken Spanish and to explore all aspects of Hispanic literature and culture, including film, music and visual art. Our courses also examine current issues in Latin America—including the United States—and Spain.

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Key Facts

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Degree

(BA) Spanish

Course Credits: 120

Degree Duration

4 Years :

4 Years (Direct Route)

4 Years :

1 year pathway + 3 years degree (major)

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Pathways Available

International Year One

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Start Dates

January | May | September

Degree Overview

With more than two million Spanish speakers in New York City alone, a degree in Spanish will not only benefit you in your personal life but also in your professional life. It will provide you with skills that are transferable to careers in both the public and private sectors. Whether you are interested in business, healthcare, education, or the arts, a Spanish degree is a valuable asset and a meaningful credential that will set you apart. It serves as certification of your bilingualism and identifies you as culturally competent and highly literate.

Courses in the Spanish Major allow students to master written and spoken Spanish and to explore all aspects of Hispanic literature and culture, including film, music and visual art. Our courses also examine current issues in Latin America—including the United States—and Spain. Students in the Spanish Major will acquire critical thinking skills, an in-depth understanding of the Spanish-speaking world, and a solid liberal arts education. Course offerings are complemented by a dynamic lecture and event series throughout the academic year and by internship opportunities at leading Hispanic cultural institutions and business organizations in New York City.

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Important
  • You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year, such as laptops, additional resources, etc.

Why Study this Degree

Internship opportunities at top NYC Hispanic cultural and business organizations

Fluency in Spanish and cultural competency for a competitive edge in any field of employment.

Your Pathways

The International Year One is the perfect pathway if you want a undergraduate degree from a UK, EU or US University but do not meet the requirements for direct entry.

The IY1 course provides an intensive combination of first year University subject modules with English language skills.

Following successful completion of the IY1 you will continue onto your second year degree study directly with the University of your choice.

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International Pathway Fees

You can find the international student course fee for your chosen pathway study route listed below.

Study Route Tuition Fees (2023-24)
Mercy University International Undergraduate Pathway $20,518.00 – $25,518.00
Mercy University International Graduate Pathway $12,814.00 – $18,414.00

Please note: Mercy University International fees are for pathway programs only. Tuition Fees for Mercy University degrees are in addition to pathway fees.

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