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Master a foreign language and it could take you places.

You’ll hone your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills by working closely with faculty from a variety of backgrounds and professional experiences.

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Critical Languages Program

In addition to Spanish, we teach other high-demand, critical languages, such as Arabic, Chinese, German, and Portuguese.

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Study Abroad

Our nationally known study-abroad program in Spain is recognized as one of the most attractive cultural and linguistic experiences at Florida Southern College.


Engaged Learning

Our students serve as cultural ambassadors in the Polk Hispanic Festival and in the Florida Southern College Latin American Film festival.

Program Contact

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Dr. José Manuel Garcia

Program Coordinator

Goes great with a minor in Latin American Studies

If you choose to major in Spanish, you can combine your language and literature courses with Latin American Studies and be exposed to other disciplines such as politics, economics, film, and theater.

Learn more about our cross promotion offer

Course Information

A full description of the curriculum and course titles can be found in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog

Internship Opportunities

Clubs and Organizations

The Modern Language department sponsors two organizations specifically geared to bring majors and minors together—the Spanish Club and Sigma Delta Pi, the nationally recognized honorary Spanish fraternity.

Graduate Opportunities

Our students have earned graduate degrees in areas like ESOL, Latin American Studies, and Hispanic linguistics at graduate schools all over the country.

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