Heritage Spanish program profiles

Baylor University

Institution: Baylor University
Department: Modern Languages & Cultures
Contact Person: Esther Hur (esther_hur@baylor.edu)

About the Program: This program is designed to address the needs of heritage speakers of Spanish. A heritage speaker is someone whose experience may include (but is not limited to): growing up speaking/listening to Spanish while having little to no formal... Read more

Southern Methodist University

Institution: Southern Methodist University
Department: World Languages and Literatures
Contact Person:  Dr. Gabriela Vokic (vokic@smu.edu)

About the Program: SMU is currently in the process of redesigning its program for heritage speakers of Spanish with the purpose of offering a more coherent curriculum that reflects the most recent trends in heritage language teaching and... Read more

St. Edward’s University

Institution: St. Edward’s University
Department: Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Contact Person:  Emily Bernate (ebernate@stedwards.edu)

About the Program: St. Edward’s University offers one intermediate-level heritage Spanish course within the Spanish language and literature course sequence. However, more than 75% of the students receiving a major or minor in Spanish are heritage... Read more

University of Texas at Austin

Institution: The University of Texas at Austin
Department: Spanish & Portuguese
Contact Person:  Dr. Jocelly Meiners (jocelly.meiners@utexas.edu)

About the Program: The courses in our Heritage Spanish track focus on the development of bilingual and bicultural literacies through the analysis and use of the heritage language. One of the primary goals of our program is the... Read more

For a listing of other heritage language programs in the US, please see this directory: http://www.cal.org/consortium/heritage/index.html
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