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Let Spanish take you places

That’s not just a metaphor. Studying Spanish at Calvin will greatly expand your career options in any field, from engineering to education. But it will also move you to literal new places. You could hike to Machu Picchu in the Andes Mountains, make friends and forge connections with a host family in Spain, or connect with a local Hispanic community right here in west Michigan.

Experiences like that will stretch and challenge you in astonishing ways. And they’ll also unlock opportunities to reach across cultural and language boundaries.

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Get a head start on a Spanish degree

Are you in a Spanish immersion program? You can get a Spanish minor before you even graduate from high school.

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Connect your Spanish fluency to medicine

Mastering Spanish gives you an incredible advantage in a medical or healthcare career. Find out how to boost your pre-professional health studies with a Spanish degree.


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