As a student studying Spanish, you experience Foreign Language faculty and coursework that will develop your understanding of and appreciation for our global community. You’ll gain skills and expertise that allow you to communicate in Spanish and develop cross-cultural and truly global perspectives. As a Spanish major, your coursework includes language, culture, literature and civilization classes. You’ll develop and enjoy a sense of camaraderie and community through small, interactive classes and engagement in cultural activities, including ample access to language learning technology.
Why Edgewood College
You will have access to multiple opportunities though our Center for Global Education. Edgewood College enjoys an active affiliation with ISA, the International Studies Abroad, and ISEP, the International Student Exchange Program.
As a Spanish scholar, you may wish to study in Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Mexico, Spain, or a host of other countries across the globe. As a Spanish scholar, you are also eligible to apply for Talent Scholarships, available for students planning to major or minor in Spanish.
And you’ll pursue your degree in the cosmopolitan state capitol environment of Madison, with access to a variety of extra-curricular cultural and educational activities, such as music, theater, concerts, film and exhibitions. Studying here means you’ll have easy access to many different language communities. You may wish to at the Centro Guadalupe in the Catholic Multicultural Center, or at Centro Hispano. Since the Latino community is strong in the city, you have the opportunity to listen to the local Spanish radio station, read the Spanish language newspaper, and much more.
As a graduate with a degree in Spanish, you may wish to pursue a career in education, government, business, the non-profit sector, or any of a number of other fields. Whatever your path, you’ll be equipped in a special way to contribute to our global and rapidly changing community.
I wanted to make a difference in the community. Working fulltime, I wanted to be doing something where I felt that I was fulfilling a need in the community with my time.Laura Green ’11, Volunteer Coordinator, Catholic Multicultural Center, Madison