As the world becomes smaller, learning a new language is an excelente way to connect with others at home and abroad.
Learning to communicate in Spanish is an invaluable asset, whether your dream is to teach, lead a major company, or help your community by working in healthcare. Indiana University Kokomo offers a certificate in Spanish and a minor in Spanish, with course topics ranging from Spanish grammar to culture.
Studying at IU Kokomo gives you the opportunity to take your studies outside the classroom on annual international trips to Guatemala and other destinations. You can also share your enthusiasm for the language by joining the Spanish Club, or exploring the programs offered by the Latinos Unidos: Hispanic Center.
Students can earn a certificate in Spanish by completing two years of courses in either Hispanic Culture and Conversation or Oral Spanish for Teachers, along with one more high-level Spanish course.
This degree combines a rigorous program of study that develops language proficiency, cultural fluency, and professional competence in Spanish. There is a pre-professional focus that links the study of Spanish language to a professional concentration: Spanish for business, Spanish for medical communication, Hispanic Cultures for travel and tourism, or Hispanic cultures in the US. This degree offers a high level of flexibility. Students can complete this degree completely online or they can combine online and traditional face-to-face courses in Spanish.
This minor allows students to place special emphasis on the study of Spanish as a foreign language and culture, with a secondary emphasis on literature. This program can accompany any number of degrees to broaden skills and help make a resume more appealing in our ever-expanding global economy. Students will need to take some required courses, along with some high-level Spanish courses.
This online certificate will help teachers across the state and county to meet the 2015 Higher Learning Commission's faculty qualification standards for dual-credit instruction by providing a rigorous program of study that develops language proficiency, cultural fluency, and professional competence in Spanish for students who are interested in pursuing careers in teaching Spanish in K-12 settings as well as existing dual-credit Spanish instructors.