Spanish and Hispanic Studies

Course Overview

As a student in the Spanish and Hispanic Studies department, you’ll gain fluency in the Spanish language, learn about contemporary daily life in Latin America and Spain, and hone your analytical skills through literature courses.

  • Get your passport to the future and become a citizen of the new global society — where old boundaries are being erased — by becoming comfortable with languages and cultures different from your own.
  • Take profession-focused courses such as Spanish for Business and Spanish for The Health Professions. Study for a year, a semester, or a summer in a Spanish-speaking country.

Course Examples by Year

Fr

Oral Communication In Spanish
Advanced Spanish Grammar

So

Writing In Spanish
Panorama of Spanish (or Latin American)
Literature

Jr

Culture and Civilization of Spain (or Latin America)
Popular Cultures of Spanish Speaking Countries
Service Learning in the Latino Community

Sr

Cervantes and the Renaissance
Latin American Novel
Senior Seminar

Where Graduates Go

Spanish graduates now have careers in business, government, health care, law, education, and communications. Practically every career is enhanced by knowing Spanish!