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Spanish, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
South Hadley, MA, United States
A Bachelor in Spanish at Mount Holyoke College leads to proficiency in the language as well as a deep understanding of the many issues relevant to Spanish-speakers abroad and in the U.S. Spanish majors examine the past, current state, and emerging realities of Latin America, Spain and the Caribbean.
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Overview

Embracing an interdisciplinary study of language, cultures, histories and political realities

Through the lenses of social history, politics and literary, film and media studies, we seek to understand the past, current state, and emerging realities of the cultures of Latin America, Spain, the Caribbean, and the Latina/o heritage populations within the United States; and their relations with each other and with the wider world.

Through co-curricular activities (e.g. film series, lectures, the mesa de español) we engage with the larger college community. The department also encourages off-campus study and research through study abroad, internships, or and the connections between our faculty members and the large nearby Latina/o communities.

A Bachelor in Spanish at Mount Holyoke College leads to proficiency in the language as well as a deep understanding of the many issues relevant to Spanish-speakers abroad and in the U.S. Spanish majors examine the past, current state, and emerging realities of Latin America, Spain, and the Caribbean in intermediate and advanced-level courses that adopt a variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches, including literary studies, film and media studies, social history, and politics.

The Department of Spanish, Latina/o, and Latin American Studies engages in the multidisciplinary study of the past, current state, and emerging realities of societies and cultures of Latin America, Spain, the Caribbean, and the Latina/o heritage populations within the United States and their relations with each other and with the wider world. To that end, our courses adopt a variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches, including literary studies, film and media studies, social history, and politics.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    32 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Elementary Spanish
  • Preparation for Intermediate Spanish
  • Intermediate Spanish
  • Composition and Culture
  • Preparation for Advanced Studies
  • Portuguese for Spanish Speakers
  • Portuguese for Spanish Speakers - Intermediate
  • Identities & Intersections

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Submit the Common Application
  • SAT I, SAT II, and ACT test scores are optional, though you are welcome to submit them
  • If you are applying for financial aid, it is important to know the deadlines and what forms are required
  • Mount Holyoke strongly recommends scheduling an interview with an admission counselor or alumna representative prior to applying
  • If you have athletic talents, Mount Holyoke is happy to receive portfolios, tapes, slides, or videos that showcase your talent
    • If you have devoted a significant amount of time to art, dance, film, music, or theatre and you plan to continue it at Mount Holyoke as a major, you may submit examples of your work as a supplement to your application
    • Transcript Evaluation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    52039 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52039 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for South Hadley

  • 1068 - 2220 USD/month
    Living Costs

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