48 months
9723 USD/year
11742 USD/year
8672 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Do you want to communicate proficiently in the Spanish language? Discover and learn about Hispanic-America culture? Travel and study abroad in Spain or in Latin American countries? Majoring and minoring in Spanish at Black Hills State University provides you with all of the above opportunities. 


The Spanish program at Black Hills State University will prepare you for a variety of career opportunities.

  • Individual attention from highly qualified spanish instructors.
  • Excellent study abroad connections.
  • The opportunity to participate in a multi-cultural student spanish club

Spanish faculties

Dr. Du-Lu Hsiao: Ph.D. in Teaching Language and Literature, Specialization in Spanish and Foreign Language Univeristy of Barcelona, Spain. Assistant Professor, Spanish

Edda Winkelman: Currently pursuing Ph.D. Adjunct Instructor, Spanish

Dr. Tatiana Fistrovic: Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics with concentration in Spanish Secound Language Acquisition Arizona State University Adjunct Instructor, Spanish

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intermediate Spanish 
  • Intermediate Oral Practice 
  • Spanish Conversation & Composition 
  • The Structure of Spanish
  • History of Latin America
  • Social Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

Complete the following high school courses with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0:

  • 4 years of English
  • 3 years of math (algebra or higher level)
  • 3 years of laboratory science
  • 3 years of social science
  • 1 year of fine arts

Students must meet one of the following admissions requirements:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.6
  • Minimum composite ACT of 18 (SAT score of 970 or above)
  • Rank in the top 60% of high school class

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9723 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9723 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    11742 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11742 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8672 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8672 USD per year during 48 months.

WY, CO, MT, ND, NE, IA Residents (In-State Tuition): $ 8,672

Living costs for Spearfish

1144 - 1990 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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