Language and Cultures of the Spanish-Speaking World: Intermediate and Advanced

Arts and Humanities

Language and Cultures of the Spanish-Speaking World: Intermediate and Advanced


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  • Academic Plan
  • Cognate
    Arts and Humanities
  • Responsible Academic Unit

    Contact Info
    • Name: Rebecca Doran
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    • Phone: Please contact by email
    • Location: 210-11 Merrick
  • Recommended for
    Students who wish to study the Spanish language and learn about the modes of expression and cultural history of Spain, Spanish America, and/or Spanish-speaking immigrant communities. In addition to providing access to various perspectives, multilingualism and intercultural competency foster success in business, economics, law, medicine, education, social sciences, politics, arts, and literature.
  • Required Courses
    Students must complete at least 3 courses for at least 9 credits.
  • Number of Groups: 3

Cognate Categories


Centered on the language and culture courses offered in the Spanish program of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, this cognate is for students who place into Spanish 211 or higher in the 2nd language learner sequence. This cognate offers students intermediate to advanced linguistic skills and advanced cultural competencies. These skills and competencies facilitate communication within a Spanish-speaking environment and enable the student to interpret the cultural products of the Spanish-speaking world. The intermediate language courses teach oral and written communication and cover cultural practices and norms through examples from history, literature, and visual media. The upper level literature, film, culture, and linguistics courses allow students to engage in further analysis and interpretation of themes and issues present in the Spanish-speaking world.

Option Groups

Students must complete at most 3 of the following option groups:

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