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 and 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. Timothy Ashe at 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.

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