Modern Language Studies Department

Spanish Language and Society


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Discover new ways to see and think about the world’s many Spanish-speaking cultures with a minor in Spanish Language and Society. Build your knowledge of Spanish grammar and vocabulary while learning about Spanish and Latin American history, politics, literature and film. Take your Spanish out into the community through one of our dynamic community-engaged learning projects, such as serving as an ESL tutor at Newcomers School, Glenwood library and Reading Connections

Guilford students have studied abroad in Alicante, Spain; Seville, Spain; and Córdoba, Argentina. Students have also studied in other Spanish-speaking areas of the world including Central America and the Caribbean.

The Spanish Language and Society minor focuses on language learning as a transformative activity that fosters intercultural understanding while providing knowledge and skills that are increasingly essential in our global society.

Spanish Language and Society is not available to Spanish majors and requires a minimum of 16 credit hours (four courses) at the 200-level or above, all taught in Spanish.

Your ability to communicate in Spanish will open doors in virtually any career field, from education to medicine to business. This minor pairs well with virtually any major.

Major/minor requirements and course descriptions are available in the online version of the Guilford College Catalog. Use the keyboard shortcuts Control F for PC or Command F for Mac to search the document for your program.