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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.

Top Reasons to choose Spanish at florida southern college

Critical Languages Program

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

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.

¡Habla Español!

In SPA 3345 Spanish for Business, you'll focus on the development of vocabulary, writing, reading, and cultural understanding specifically when conducting business in the Hispanic world.

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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.

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Clubs and More

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

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