In addition to its use in Spain and throughout Central and South America and the Caribbean, Spanish is the second most commonly spoken language in the United States. Whether you are at the beginning of your studies, returning to your studies, or seeking further advancement after years of study, The New School offers a comprehensive curriculum on Spanish language and culture.
The New School offers more than 50 Spanish courses each academic year. A variety of levels are available every fall, spring, and summer; each level is the equivalent of a college semester. In addition to courses dedicated to the study of the Spanish language, there are special topics courses conducted in the language that focus on aspects of Spanish or Latin American culture.
If you would like to study Spanish but have limited time during the week, stop by The New School for a weekend immersion. Our On the Go courses in Spanish are offered at a variety of levels, helping you make rapid progress in just a weekend.
Visit the registration website for a list of current course offerings in Spanish and other languages. If you are unsure about your level, take a self-placement exam to determine where you should start. To obtain a Spanish placement exam, contact the Department of Foreign Languages at firstname.lastname@example.org.