Department of Hispanic Studies

Welcome! ¡Bienvenidos! Bem-vindos!

Click this link to see Major & Minor Course Offerings in Hispanic Studies, Spring 2022

Please email hisp@cofc.edu if you have any questions about registering!  Please see course flyers in our Facebook album.

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About the Department Home to the largest and most comprehensive undergraduate Spanish program in the Southeast, the Department of Hispanic Studies is unique. We have a dynamic, engaged faculty whose expertise spans the spectrum from linguistics to translation to literature and film. We have a Minor in Portuguese and Brazilian Studies which combines courses in advanced Portuguese language and culture, Portuguese literature in translation, Latin American & Caribbean Studies, History and Political Science. We have a Business Language in Spanish Minor designed for students interested in both Spanish language and business studies, and who would like to work in the international business community.

Message from the Chair

Michael A. Gómez

Michael A. Gómez
Department Chair

Welcome to the College of Charleston’s Department of Hispanic Studies, which boasts the largest and most comprehensive undergraduate program of its kind in the southeast. We are committed to preparing our students for the language demands of a world made increasingly smaller by technology, the global economy, and immigration. Read more


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Hispanic Studies’ Faculty Focus, November 2021: Dr. Antonio Pérez-Núñez
Posted on 4 November 2021 | 2:23 pm
Hispanic Studies’ Faculty Focus for November 2021 is Dr. Antonio Peréz-Núnez Dr. Peréz-Núnez, an Associate Professor in Hispanic Studies as of fall 2021, joined the College of Charleston in 2015 after completing his Ph.D. in Hispanic Linguistics, with a concentration in the field of Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education, at the University of Illinois, […]
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Hispanic Studies Student Focus, November 2021: Ms. Elizabeth Jane Hancock
Posted on 4 November 2021 | 2:21 pm
Hispanic Studies Student Focus for October 2021 is Ms. Elizabeth Jane Hancock (’22). An Honors College student pursuing an Artium Baccalaureatus in Spanish, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a minor in Classics, Ms. Hancock has established an impressive academic record at the College of Charleston — both in and outside […]
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Hispanic Studies Student Focus, October 2021: Ms. Mollie Zuyus
Posted on 4 October 2021 | 4:46 pm
Hispanic Studies’ Student Focus for October 2021 is Ms. Mollie Zuyus (’22). On her impressive curriculum vitae, Mollie describes herself as “a driven student”—an apt description to be sure, judging from her demanding course of study, which is split between a B.S. in Chemistry and a B.A. in Spanish (to say nothing of her being […]
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