About Our Offerings

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UNC’s Hispanic Studies Department—offers a wide variety of programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Our undergraduate offerings include majors in Spanish Liberal Arts, Spanish K-12 Teaching, Mexican American Studies Liberal Arts, and Mexican American Studies K-12 Teaching, and minors in both Spanish and Mexican American Studies as well. We also offer teaching endorsements in Spanish, Teaching English as a Second Language, and Bilingual Bicultural endorsements for elementary and secondary education students.

Our graduate program, Master of Arts in Foreign Language: Spanish Teaching Emphasis allows students who have a BA in Spanish to obtain a Master’s Degree in three summers on the Greeley campus, with one optional summer Study Abroad in Salamanca, Spain.

Highlights of our Program and Faculty

Spanish Teaching and Teaching Spanish as a Second Language have recently been awarded national collegiate accreditation from NCATE (National Collegiate Accreditation for Teacher Education)

  • The experience of our faculty and the small size of most of our courses ensure that our students receive personal attention and a superior education.
  • The members of our faculty have outstanding professional research and publication records.
  • The Hispanic Studies program provides a fully-equipped, modern language laboratory.
  • Our students have many opportunities to study the Spanish language and Hispanic culture for an academic term in Spain, Mexico or South America.
  • In recent years, undergraduates in Hispanic Studies have been involved in Cinco de Mayo, Dia de los Muertos, Chicana/Chicano Festival de Artes, UNC’s World Language Day and Sigma Delta Pi, the national honorary

Contact Information:

Hispanic Studies
Email: Heidi.Romero@unco.edu
Phone: (970) 351-2811
Office: Candelaria 0295


  • Department of Hispanic Studies
    501 20th St
    Campus Box 87
    Greeley, Colorado 80639
  • Interim Chair: Dr. Elizabeth Franklin
  • Main Office: CAND 0295
    Phone: (970) 351-2811 
    Fax: (970) 351-3823