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Spanish Major

A college major in Spanish at Grace College will explore the ins and outs of Spanish language and culture. As you consider an array of colleges with Spanish majors near you in the midwest, be assured that when you find your way to Winona Lake, Indiana, you will discover a top college for Spanish taught with a Christian worldview. A Grace College Spanish degree will help you make workable connections between listening, speaking, and literacy skills, preparing you to weigh questions and create conversation in a Christian college context. 

This program is for you if you are serious about creating an impact in a Spanish career. With a Spanish Degree, you will be required to get real-world experience ensuring you are equipped for jobs in international missions, teaching, nonprofit organizations, and countless other areas. 

¡Bienvenidos! Whether you have previously studied Spanish or are a beginner, the Grace College Spanish Major can help you expand your linguistic and cultural horizons while giving you an advantage in virtually any career. With over 41 million native speakers in the United States and 480 million native speakers in the world, Spanish is rapidly becoming an essential language for business, healthcare, education, politics and diplomacy, missions, and nonprofit work. Our Spanish program focuses on proficiency by developing listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills within authentic cultural frameworks. Students are encouraged to participate in co-curricular opportunities such as Spanish Table and La Fiesta to gain additional language exposure. Through the Study Abroad program, advanced students enroll in upper-level Spanish language and civilization courses at one of Grace College’s member institutions in Argentina or Spain, or through other approved programs such as BestSemester.

Future Spanish Speaker, the way forward is Grace.

Educational Focus

  • Advanced Spanish Communication & Civilization
  • Modern Latin America
  • Oral and Written Expression
  • Topics in Spanish Art

Career Opportunities

  • International Missions
  • Teaching
  • World Health Organization and Non Profits
  • International Business
  • Law

Spanish is a Good Fit for Those Who Are:

  • Involved in Diverse Communities
  • Interested in Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Attentive to Different Ways of Seeing the World
  • Travelers
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Featured Staff

Dr. Martha-Elena GranadosAssistant Professor of Languages (Spanish)

Martha-Elena Granados, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Languages (Spanish)
Benjamin Navarro Part-Time Instructor of Spanish

Benjamin Navarro, E.N.E.T., M.A.

Part-Time Instructor of Spanish

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