Offering over 20 courses, three off-campus semester programs, and several off-campus interim trips, Calvin's Spanish department provides students with world-class opportunities to develop their language and cultural engagement skills.
At the heart of a Calvin Spanish education is a desire to see students break down barriers that exist between races, cultures, and nations so that they can better understand their role in fulfilling Christ's command to love one's neighbor.
The Spanish department offers courses in language (including conversation, grammar and composition), Hispanic culture, linguistics, the literature of Spain and Latin America, medical Spanish, and more.
Major and minor programs in the department include:
- Spanish major
- Spanish education majors (secondary, elementary, and K-12)
- Spanish minor
- Spanish education minor
- Bilingual education minor
- ESL minors (for education and non-education majors)
- Latin American Studies minor in conjuction with other departments
Language courses are also available for students needing to fulfill the foreign language core curriculum requirement.
of Spanish majors study abroad while at Calvin
million people speak Spanish worldwide
of 2018 Spanish majors are employed or in graduate school
With over 100 majors and programs, you’re bound to find something you love.
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