To schedule an advising appointment, please click here.
To request a permission number, please click here to complete the request form.
Please note that permission numbers are only necessary for Span 0004, 0020, 0025 and other upper level Span courses.
The undergraduate program in Hispanic Languages and Literatures is flexible and diverse to meet the needs of students with varying interests and career goals. Incoming freshmen can find additional information at PittStart, an academic orientation program for freshmen. To sign up for a PittStart Spanish Placement Test please click here.
Carefully review Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid for application details. (Pitt's rolling admission practice means that applications have no specific deadline.) The Financial Aid Office administers undergraduate financial aid packages that include need-based aid, loans, and scholarships.
Studying Portuguese is becoming increasingly important in the international community. Students can obtain a 17-credit Portuguese minor to complement their undergraduate Spanish major.
Evaluation of language proficiency through Departmental advising and testing is critical to pinpointing student enrollment and placement in Spanish and Portuguese language courses.
Clubs & Activities
From Brazilian dancing to Bate Papo, the Department's Portuguese club, student opportunities to join and participate in HLL clubs and activities are plentiful.
Students interested in graduate work often pursue the Honors Major and have the option to spend at least one semester studying abroad.
Many students opt to teach Spanish after completing the major by opbtaining the PA Teaching Certification or MA Teaching curriculum in the School of Education.