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The Department of Spanish at Western Michigan University is committed to providing you not only with Spanish language skills, but also with the knowledge of Hispanic culture that will render value in a wide variety of disciplines and careers. With these goals in mind, the department has put together a series of services, activities and programs aimed to help you succeed.

Mission statement

The mission of the Department of Spanish is to provide programs and academic enrichment opportunities of the highest quality possible to undergraduate and graduate students to deepen and extend their knowledge of cultural, linguistic and literary expressions in the Hispanic world.

Vision statement

The vision of the Department of Spanish is to engage students in global and diverse learning experiences that will prepare them to make meaningful contributions as citizens of the world.

Please contact us for assistance or with any questions.