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Department of Modern and Classical Languages

About the Department

The visionary filmmaker, Federico Fellini, said, "A different language is a different vision of life." At CSU, you’ll expand your own vision of life as you discover how language connects people, shapes history, and inspires new ideas.

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages offers the following degree options:

  • B.A. in Modern Language and Culture – Spanish with Teacher Certification Track
  • B.A. in Modern Language and Culture – Spanish Literature and Culture Track

As a language major, you'll learn in small classes, work one-on-one with instructors, and build your professional network through internships. With study abroad programs in Cuernavaca, Mexico and Seville, Spain, you'll have the opportunity to refine your language skills while immersed in dynamic new cultures.

 

Create Your Future

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages offers a number of degrees and minors. Explore your options here.

Department Degree Programs
Program Type Programs Available
Bachelor's Spanish - Literature & Culture (B.A.), Spanish - Teacher Certification (B.A.)
Minors Spanish
Undergraduate Certificates Translation and Interpreting Certificate

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Learn From the Best

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages is home to many accomplished faculty members. Several are highly regarded as experts and have been recognized with notable honors and awards. Thanks to a low student-to-faculty ratio, you'll be sure to receive an excellent education in our degree programs.

 

Dr. Joelle Bonamy
Department Chair / Assistant Professor

 

Dr. Bobby Nixon
Associate Professor

 

Dr. Alyce Cook
Part-Time Limited Term Faculty

 

Dr. Anna Dimitrova
Lecturer of French

 

Russell Eno
Part Time Limited Term Faculty

 

Adelita Greeson
Part Time Limited Term Faculty

 

Eduardo Leon
Senior Lecturer

 

Oula Majzoub-Weaver
Part Time Limited Term Faculty

 

Jessica Mccullars
Part Time Limited Term Faculty

 

Peter Parisi
Part Time Limited Term Faculty

 

Sonia Rivera
Part Time Limited Term Faculty

 

Diana Rodriguez
Part Time Limited Term Faculty

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We Can Help

Columbus State University offers students a number of scholarships each year. Learn more about available scholarships.

 

Curriculum & Outcomes

Our curriculum is designed to prepare undergraduates for critical thinking and employment flexibility. The department's philosophy emphasizes faculty-student contact outside the classroom and individual attention for our majors and minors. We are proud of our program's practical outcomes over the past six years:

  • All of our graduates in the Teacher Certification track secured employment teaching high school Spanish in Georgia and elsewhere.
  • All of our graduates who applied to graduate school were admitted into regionally or nationally recognized programs.

 

About Us

Our instructors are passionate about language and culture. We strive to help students think critically, develop technical skills, and embrace the creative power of language. Areas of professional focus include Latin American literature, Hispanic women's writing, Spanish and Latin American culture, and Hispanic linguistics.

Our faculty's expertise encompasses a broad range spanning Latin American literature, Hispanic women's writing, Spanish and Latin American culture, Hispanic linguistics, and the use of technology in the Humanities.

Our students can take also classes at the Elementary and Intermediate levels in Arabic, French, German, Japanese, and Latin.

 

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