Study Spanish with authentic materials and exploring relevant contemporary issues, while connecting with Spanish-speaking communities. 

Features of the program:

  • Content Based language instruction
  • Community-Based Learning and Community engagement through Language Buddies
  • Tutoring and becoming a tutor at the Culpeper Language Center
  • Semester-long study away programs through partner organizations (for more information on this go to
  • January Term faculty led programs (some recent locations include: Peru, Costa Rica, Spain)

Explore more information about the section in the links below:

 About the section Goals and outcomes Major and minor Courses Honor Society

Current News

5th Gustavus Latinx Film Festival: Ema, a Woman on Fire

Last year, by Ana Adams

  The film “Ema” starts with a fire. Specifically, it begins with the visage of a burning stoplight, and the screen pans out to reveal a woman holding a blowtorch. This woman, Ema, is setting fire to the streets. The film, directed by Juan de Dios Larraín, tells the story of this fire-starter, a dancer […]

The Voice of Our Majors

Around 2 years ago, by Ana Adams

Melanie Eggler graduates from our Spanish Teaching Program. She will soon have students of her own and will inspire generations to learn Spanish and learn about the world. Congratulations Melanie!!! Amelia Espinosa graduates with majors in Political Science, International Relations, and Spanish and a minor in Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies. Amelia has earn many […]

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