Language. Culture. Perspective. 


divider image

Language. Literature. Art. Culture. Master it all through a BA degree in Spanish, at NGU.

Ranked College in SC
NGU ranked #6 on WalletHub’s list of “Best Colleges in South Carolina” (2021)
Average Class Size
Collaborate with your peers. Network with your professors. Connect to countless resources and career opportunities. All thanks to NGU’s smaller class sizes.
Language-based Minors
American Sign Language(ASL). French. Linguistics. Spanish. TESOL. Take your love of language even further with an optional minor of your choosing.

The World at Your Fingertips

Your professional future might be broader than you realize. Pursue a variety of careers rooted in bilingual ability.

Teacher. Interpreter. Foreign service officer. International banker, analyst, or consultant. Law enforcement officer. Government agent. Professor. Translator. Even travel agent/guide. Whatever your passion, open a world of opportunity through mastering the Spanish language, at NGU.

Experience Learning Immersed in Spanish Culture

Study Abroad

Language is about more than linguistics, phonetics, grammar, and composition. It’s about art, history, culture, and connection. Travel to either Spain or South America. Live with a Spanish-speaking host family. Maximize your learning experience as you immerse yourself in the Spanish language and culture. 

Cross-Cultural Ministry

Attend local Hispanic-speaking churches. Serve and worship with fellow Christians in a language, culture, and community outside your own. Witness the beauty of God’s diverse kingdom as you fine-tune your Spanish-speaking skills.

Language Beside Experienced & Faithful Teachers

Michelle Heard, MA
Instructor, Spanish
Jeremy Parks, MS, MDiv
Instructor, American Sign Language
Keris Suttles, MA
Instructor, Spanish & Linguistics
Ben Coates, PhD
Associate Professor, Spanish
Liliane Toss, PhD
Professor, French

Study Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture

  • Spanish Year 1

    Year 1 Example Courses

    • English Composition and Rhetoric
    • Christian Studies Elective
    • Mathematics Elective
    • Fine Arts Appreciate Elective
    • Spanish II and III
    • English Composition and Literature
    • Biological Science Course
    • Western Civilizations I
  • Spanish Year 2

    Year 2 Example Courses

    • Intro to Multicultural Literature
    • Western Civilizations II
    • Spanish IV
    • Intro to Language
    • Oral Communications
    • Intro to I.T.
    • Intermediate Grammar and Composition
    • Intermediate Conversation
    • Intro to Linguistics
  • Spanish Year 3

    Year 3 Example Courses

    • Advanced Spanish Conversation
    • Intro to Spanish Literature
    • Spanish Electives
    • Spanish Linguistics
    • Advanced Grammar and Composition
    • Open Electives
    • Masterpieces of Spanish Literature
    • Spanish Phonetics
  • Spanish Year 4

    Year 4 Example Courses

    • Spanish Senior Seminar
    • Spanish Short Story
    • Spanish Culture and Civilization
    • Open Electives
    • Spanish Internship
    • Cultural Study of a Spanish Speaking Country
    • Spanish Elective

Elevate Your Perspective

You’ll also take Chapel every semester, and Cultural Events for the first four semesters. You earn credit through attendance, and each course counts as half a credit. This is the NGU difference, how you find your peak performance and elevate your perspective, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually.

© North Greenville University. All Rights Reserved. | Accessibility Statement

North Greenville University (NGU) admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.