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July 12, 2017 Lisa Celona

Spanish Studies

    This program is designed to provide you with a strong foundation in Spanish language and culture. The coursework within this program will provide you with an understanding of the principles of the Spanish language and will develop the four basic skills of language learning: listening, speaking, writing, and reading.

   Your learning experience will be enhanced by cultural studies through an array of activities.  You will be able to cultivate a vast knowledge of the Spanish-speaking world’s linguistic diversity through comprehension of Spanish in a variety of regional and social situations. This approach encourages interest and appreciation of Hispanic culture, promotes global awareness and critical thinking, and fosters connections between language, culture, and communication.

    Upon completion of this program, you will be able to transfer seamlessly to colleges within the Connecticut College State University system, being guaranteed full junior status in your pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in the same discipline, without losing any credits or being required to take extra credits upon transfer. Career Options include Translator, Interpreter, Communicator, Consultant, Banker, Business, Sales, Marketing, Social Services, Healthcare. 

Contact: Lisa Celona

A merger of Connecticut's 12 community colleges is underway. As a part of this merger, modifications will be made to academic programs. Students who do not complete their programs by the end of the Spring 2023 term will be matched with the Connecticut State Community College (CT State) program that most closely aligns with the student's Spring 2023 program and is offered at the current Tunxis Community College location. The College is committed to students completing their education with a minimum of disruption. Further details can be found and will be updated on the Frequently Asked Questions page: ct.edu/ctstate/academics.