西班牙语 word for hello HOLA spelled with toy blocks

西班牙语专业

Learn and become proficient in the 西班牙语 language, appreciate 西班牙语 文学, and immerse yourself in hispanic culture - all while developing transferable and valuable career skills. 

Within our 西班牙语 major, you'll develop highly transferable career skills, including:

  • High-level oral and written communication
  • Translation and interpretation
  • Critical reading and writing
  • Human interaction and relations, including the ability to adapt to varying situations and cultures
  • Appreciation and understanding of diverse cultures
  • 研究
  • Language instruction
的 value of 西班牙语 as a spoken language

U.S. 人口普查局 估计the Hispanic or Latino population, which includes people of any race, was 62.100万(18万).7%) in 2020. It is estimated at least 41 million people (13.5% of the population) in the United States speak 西班牙语 as a primary language at home. Understanding the need and value of educating students to be well-rounded 西班牙语 speakers, we offer a highly versatile 西班牙语 major. You can study 西班牙语 either as a stand-alone major or in conjunction with other majors and minors, providing you with the skills necessary to work in a variety of careers, as well as the ability to interact with the growing 西班牙语-speaking population in Wisconsin and elsewhere.

Our 西班牙语 program fosters a tight-knit community of language learners, while asking students to explore those areas of language, 文学, and culture they find most fascinating.  Small class sizes allow for flexibility and adaptation, providing relevancy to instruction, and addressing students’ interests and career aspirations.

出国留学 and Immersion Experiences

As a 西班牙语 major, you are required to conduct an approved foreign study experience. You are allowed to choose where you would like to study abroad. 最近, students have gone to Costa Rica, 危地马拉, Spain (Sevilla, 巴塞罗那, 和马拉加), and Peru (Quito and Lima).

In addition to the experiential learning of a study abroad experience, students are able to take advantage of local opportunities, including 西班牙语 tutoring, teaching 西班牙语 through an area Futura Language Professionals organization, assisting local ESL programs, serving in urban ministries, engaging with a vibrant Milwaukee Hispanic community, and attending area 西班牙语 church services, 餐厅, 商店, 节日, 和事件.

Suggestions for students interested in studying 西班牙语 at WLC

If you are interested in studying 西班牙语, we encourage you to take the foreign language placement exam as soon as possible to be placed into the correct level of study. If you have not studied 西班牙语 in the last two years you should opt for enrollment in SPA 101. It is recommended that your foreign study experience occur during either your sophomore or junior year, as this will greatly improve your 西班牙语.

EXPLORE COURSE OFFERINGS AND MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

EXPLORE COURSE OFFERINGS AND MINOR REQUIREMENTS

Connect with 西班牙语 Faculty

劳伦·邓恩
劳伦·邓恩 西班牙语 Assistant Lecturer 414.443.8932 劳伦.dunn@hghghw.com