Hispanic Studies

Spanish is the second language of the United States and one of the three most spoken languages in the world today. Recent census reports indicate that Hispanics now form the largest minority population in the United States.

Our department of Hispanic studies offers flexible majors adaptable to varied student interests and needs. The traditional focus on language and literature is a departmental strength, complemented by new offerings in cultural studies, interdisciplinary Latin American studies, and in coursework toward teaching certification. The department participates in honors study for all of the majors it offers.

Knowledge of Spanish language and Hispanic cultures gives job candidates a competitive edge in fields like education, business, diplomacy, social work, government, law, library science, media, travel, publishing, economics, health care, translation and the social sciences.

The critical analysis and problem solving skills acquired in Hispanic studies are applicable to a range of endeavors, including graduate programs.

Contact Information:

Chair: Luis Gonzalez, Associate Professor
Assistant: Nancy Lewandowski

Phone: 860-439-5409
Fax: 860-439-5332
Email: lmgon@conncoll.edu

Department of Hispanic Studies
Connecticut College
Winthrop Hall
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196