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Core Requirements

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Take Spanish courses to fulfill core requirements for arts; foreign language; cross-cultural engagement; literature; integrative studies; or global and historical studies.

The Arts

CCE (Cross Cultural Engagement)

  • On campus: SPAN 310 - Hispanic Culture in the United States
  • In Peru: STPE 315 - Contemporary Peruvian Culture
  • In Spain: STSP 315 - Perspectives on Spanish Culture and Society
  • In Honduras: SPHO 315 - Engaging Honduran Culture
  • In Mexico: SPAN-W80 - Spanish Interim in Yucatan, Mexico

Foreign Language

  • On campus: Either SPAN 202 - Intermediate Spanish II, or SPAN 203 - Advanced Intermediate Spanish
  • In Spain: Check out Calvin's fall study in Spain core program—designed for students who have little or no Spanish background—to fulfill your foreign language requirement in one semester.

Global and Historical Studies

  • On campus: SPAN 308 - Introduction to the Hispanic World I
  • In Peru: STPE 308 - Introduction to the Hispanic World I
  • In Spain: STSP 308 - Introduction to the Hispanic World I
  • In Honduras: SPHO 308 - Introduction to the Hispanic World I

Integrative Studies Capstone

  • On campus: SPAN 395 - The Word and the World


  • On campus: SPAN 309 - Introduction to the Hispanic World II
  • In Peru: STPE 309 - Introduction to the Hispanic World II
  • In Spain: STSP 309 - Introduction to the Hispanic World II
  • In Honduras: SPHO 309 - Introduction to the Hispanic World II

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