Spanish

Major, Minor

Learn one of the world’s most widely spoken languages and prepare to interact in the global community.

Spanish majors study abroad for a semester in a Spanish-speaking country. Students may also practice their language skills with a native-speaking language assistant on campus or with students in other parts of the world via real-time video conferencing.

Other program highlights include short-term travel courses in Spain or Mexico and the opportunity to get first-hand experience teaching languages.

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Zapotec weaving by Francisco and Laura Bautista

The Cawein Gallery of Art presents an exciting exhibition of vibrant weaving by the Bautistas. Meet the artists at an opening reception at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15. The Bautista exhibition is showing through Thursday, Dec. 9. 

Martha Mendez '21 in front of high school

As a child, Méndez Bolaños ’21 attended a school in Hillsboro where she struggled to keep up with classes requiring English. Now she teaches English language learners in the same school.

Twenty years ago, Gina Bell ʼ00 was building roads and diversifying crops with the Peace Corps in Paraguay. She didn’t expect this work to lead to her current managerial position with the city of Dubuque.