About Spanish

The Spanish program at Muskingum University centers on the study of the Spanish language, the literary and artistic production of Spanish-speaking cultures, and increasingly, the practical applications of Spanish within the global economy.

The disciplines of English as a Second Language, French, German, and Spanish are combined in Muskingum University’s Department of World Languages. Academic majors are offered in French, German and Spanish, with teacher licensure as an option. Minors are offered in the same three languages and in Teaching English as a Second Language. Interdisciplinary majors with a language component include International Affairs and International Business. The departmental mission is consonant with the University’s Liberal Arts mission and includes the following goals and outcomes:


It is the goal of the World Languages Department to educate their students to become global and informed citizens in a multi-cultural world. All language programs impart oral and written communication skills as well as intercultural competence, which facilitate competent interaction with the international community. The faculty of the department share their skills and expertise in culture, language, literature and film studies.

Program Learning Goals

  • Students will achieve intermediate to high proficiency in their ability to speak Spanish.
  • Students will achieve intermediate to high proficiency in their ability to write in Spanish.
  • Students will complete a study abroad program or an equivalent experience as approved by the faculty advisor.
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