Major in Spanish

Degree Programs

  • Bachelor of Arts in Spanish
  • Bachelor of Science in Spanish with K-12 Teacher Licensure
  • Spanish Minor
  • Latin American Studies is offered as a focus area in a Global Studies major.   

Degree Requirements

Check sheets for the degree requirements for each of the major tracks in Spanish can be found in the Appalachian State University Undergraduate Bulletin on the Registrar's website.
Go to www.registrar.appstate.edu/catalogs/undergraduate.html  Then click on "The College of Arts and Sciences." When the PDF opens, scroll down to page 181 for Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (DLLC) majors and to page 182 for minors. Then click on the desired program of study. Course descriptions follow alphabetically by language. 

Faculty

Dr. Zhiyuan Chen
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Spanish Linguistics & Syntax
Sanford Hall Office 428
chenzhi@appstate.edu
Dr. Victoria Cox
Ph.D., University of Maryland
Colonial & Contemporary Latin America, Argentine Theatre & Lit.
Sanford Hall Office 522
coxvk@appstate.edu
Dr. Andres Fisher
Ph.D., Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Cultural Studies & Poetry
Sanford Hall Office 530
fisheras@appstate.edu
Dr. Catherine Fountain (website)
Ph.D., University of California, L.A.
Spanish Sociolinguistics, Phonology
Sanford Hall Office 529
fountainca@appstate.edu
Dr. Rainer Goetz
Ph.D., Duke University
Peninsular Literature
Sanford Hall Office 528
goetzrh@appstate.edu
Dr. Benjamin J. Souza
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Hispanic Linguistics
Sanford Hall Office 524
souzabj@appstate.edu
Dr. Maria Patricia Ortiz-Owens
Ph.D., University of Houston
Hispanic Contemporary Comparative Lits.
Hispanic Authors in the US, Gender Studies
Sanford Hall Office 429
ortizowensmp@appstate.edu
Dr. Benito del Pliego (website)
Ph.D., Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Spanish & Latin American Poetry
20th c. Peninsular Literature
Sanford Hall Office 525
delpliegob@appstate.edu

Instructors and Lecturers

Mr. Bobby Blankenship
M.A. Appalachian State University, Spanish
Sanford 508c
bb18839@appstate.edu

Mr. Jeffrey Eastman
M.A. U of Connecticut, Spanish & Seaton Hall, Biblical Studies
Sanford Hall Office 508a
eastmanjk@appstate.edu
Ms. Belinda Forsyth
M.A. Appalachian State University, Spanish
Sanford Hall Office 508B
forsythbg@appstate.edu
Dr. Brent James
Ph.D., UCLA, Hispanic Languages & Literatures
Sanford Hall Office 529
jamesba@appstate.edu
Ms. Gabriella MottaPassajou
M.A. Appalachian State University, Spanish
Sanford Hall Office 508B
mottapassajo@appstate.edu
Ms. Olivia Posada
M.A. University of Arkansas, Spanish
Sanford Hall Office 508B
posadaoa@appstate.edu
Ms. Carmen Scoggins
M.A. Appalachian State University, Spanish
Sanford Hall Office 508A
posadaoa@appstate.edu
Ms. Kendra Souza
M.A. Appalachian State University, Spanish
Sanford Hall Office 524
souzakl@appstate.edu

 


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