Mildred Cercea has found that being multilingual opens professional doors in many fields, such as business and teaching.
Dr. Heidi Backes will join modern and classical language’s Spanish faculty in the fall. Most recently, she was an assistant professor of Spanish at Drury University. Degree in modern peninsular literature Backes received her Ph.D. in modern peninsular literature from the University of Wisconsin in 2011, where she wrote her doctoral dissertation on the neo-Gothic movement […]
In eighth grade, Spanish major Jessica Garcia watched a documentary film that would change the course of her career. Since she could remember, she wanted to be a teacher: “I was always the little kid forcing my friends to play school so I could be the teacher.” But when she saw the film “Waiting for […]
Amanda Klimek Degree: Global studies, with Spanish minor (’13) Current status: Graduate student at University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs As a Missouri State student, Amanda Klimek studied away to India and completed an internship in the United Kingdom. She graduated in 2013 with a global studies degree and Spanish minor. […]
Students with advanced proficiency in Spanish may qualify for an accelerated pathway toward the completion of a Spanish minor within the department of modern and classical languages. How does it work? MCL recognizes that many students have acquired proficiency in Spanish as a result of previous exposure to and experience with the language. After passing the […]