The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures invites you to major, minor, or take courses in Spanish. Check out study abroad opportunities to expand your world!

Spanish courses require online placement test scores
Faculty & Instructors
Mr. Bobby Blankenship |
Ms. Josie Bortz | 
Ms. Casey Boyatt | 
Dr. Zhiyuan Chen | 
Dr. Victoria Cox | 
Mr. Jeffrey Eastman | 
Dr. Andres Fisher | 
Dr. Catherine Fountain | 
Ms. Belinda Forsyth | 
Dr. Rainer Goetz | 
Dr. Brent James | 
Ms. Gabriella Motta-Passajou | 
Dr. Patricia Ortiz | 
Ms. Olivia Posada | 
Dr. Benito del Pliego | 
Ms. Beatriz Ramirez Canosa 
Ms. Carmen Scoggins |
Dr. Benjamin Souza | 
Ms. Kendra Souza | 

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placement testing

Every fall the department co-hosts the Latin American Film Series. An event open to students, faculty and the public in general. Admission is free. Schedule information of the films is posted on the first week of August.


Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures
Sanford Hall
225 Locust Street
ASU Box 32063
Boone, NC 28608-2063
(828) 262-3095 (office)
(828) 262-7079 (fax)

DLLC Department Chair 
Dr. James Fogelquist 
520 Sanford Hall
(828) 262-3096 

DLLC Assistant Chair
Dr. Catherine Fountain
529 Sanford Hall
(828) 262-2308 

DLLC Administrative Assistant
Ms. Cindy Trivette
521 Sanford Hall
(828) 262-3095 

LARC Director
Dr. Paul Sebastian
524 Sanford Hall
(828) 262-2932

UNC World Language Exchange

The World Language exchange was created in 2013 to manage the sharing of less commonly taught languages across the UNC system. This exchange offers access to a variety of languages such as Persian, Cherokee and Ancient Greek as well as courses that explore culture.

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