Spanish Heritage Learners

Are you a Heritage Learner?


You are a Heritage Learner of Spanish if you any of the following statements is true for you

  • When I was a child Spanish was spoken in my home
  • I lived in a Spanish-speaking country for two years or longer
  • My first language was Spanish or Spanish and English.
  • I speak Spanish  or both English Spanish with family and friends
  • My parents and/or grandparents often speak to me in Spanish

If you are are a Heritage Learners of Spanish and wish to be placed into a Heritage Spanish course, you should take contact Prof. Melissa Groenewold melissa.groenewold (@) louisville.edu for evaluation.

If you are interested in satisfying the language requirement without taking a Spanish class at this time, you should register for the CLEP exam.  A passing score on the CLEP exam can earn you up to 12 hours of credit in Spanish without taking any coursework.

For more information go to http://louisville.edu/testing/clep