Academic Programs

The Languages and Cultures Department offers academic programs for Spanish majors and minors. We also offer minors in American Sign Language, French, German, and Japanese along with courses in Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Latin, and Russian.

Placement and diagnostic language proficiency testing



Study Abroad Panel

Come hear from students! Monday, November 12, 3:30-4:30 pm,  Dwire 204.  Food and drinks provided. | More Information

DIA DE LOS Muertos Altar

Friday, November 2, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, CAFE 65 | Image Gallery

The Hispanic Honor Society has been working very hard to obtain funds and permits to travel to Peru next month

  • Natalie Cruz
  • Cathryn Herman
  • Balvina Ríos
  • Shekonah Gordon
  • Ariana Huerta
  • Elizabeth Tavera Vázquez
  • Sarah Zerbel
These students will be representing the Society, Department and UCCS. They will be donating their time and talent in a school and will be serving in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. I am positive that this will be a true learning experience and that we will hear about their adventure upon their return. They have raised $8,800 in a period over a year. MOSAIC Office, SGA and The Department of Languages and Cultures also contributed funding.
Ken Eruek

Dassanowsky co-production of Austrian documentary runs in Vienna theaters

Independent film producer Robert von Dassanowsky, professor, Department of Languages and Cultures and Department of Visual and Performing Arts; and director, Film Studies Program, VAPA; scored critical success in co-producing the Austrian documentary film “Der Bauer zu Nathal” (The Farmer of Nathal). | Read More

Ken Eruek

A celebration of life for Ken Eurek, 68, a lecturer in the Department of Languages and Culture, will be at 2 p.m., July 6, at St. Mary’s Cathedral, 22 W. Kiowa St., Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80903. He died June 21, 2018, after a battle with cancer. | Read More

Global Village Academy Internship Opportunities