Cultural Codes in the Spanish-Speaking World

People and Society

Cultural Codes in the Spanish-Speaking World

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  • Academic Plan
  • Cognate
    People and Society
  • Responsible Academic Unit

    Contact Info
    • Name: Rebecca Doran
    • Email:
    • Phone: Please contact by email
    • Location: 210-11 Merrick
  • Recommended for
    Students interested in cross-cultural contact, linguistics, cultural studies, and the Spanish-speaking world.
  • Required Courses
    Students must complete at least 3 courses for at least 9 credits.
  • Number of Groups: 2

Cognate Categories


Centered on the Spanish language, cultural studies, and linguistics courses offered by the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures, this cognate covers the linguistic and cultural competencies needed to communicate within a Spanish-speaking environment as well as the analytical skills to interpret the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. This cognate teaches not only how to communicate in the Spanish language and according to its cultural codes, but also how to decode social phenomena within the Spanish-speaking world.

Option Groups

Complete at most 2 of the following option groups:

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