Language Programs

The Ohio State University offers courses in the languages of Latin America, including in Spanish, Portuguese, Quechua, and Haitian Creole. See the CLAS course page for further details about available culture course offerings.

Sample Spanish-Language Course Offerings

Elementary Spanish I, II
Intermediate Spanish I, II
Listening Comprehension
Reading Comprehension
Advanced Grammar
Intermediate Spanish Composition
Spanish Pronunciation
Intermediate Business Spanish
Introduction to the Study of Literatures and Cultures in Spain
Introduction to Spanish Linguistics
Language Change in Spanish
Indigenous and Colonial Literature of Spanish America
Mapping Modern and Contemporary Latin American Literatures and Cultures
Modern Spanish American Literature
Latin American Film
Topics in Spanish American Culture and Civilization

Sample Portuguese-Language Course Offerings

Elementary Portuguese I, II
Intermediate Portuguese I, II
Advanced Grammar
Reading and Listening
Conversation and Composition
Introduction to the Study of Literatures and Cultures
Literature from the Middle Ages to Neoclassicism
Cultural Expressions of Portugal and Lusophone Africa
Cinema of the Portuguese-Speaking World

Sample Quechua-Language Course Offerings

Beginning Quechua I, II
Intermediate Quechua I, II

Sample Haitian Creole Course Offerings

Introduction to Haitian Creole

* Since 2015, Haitian Creole is offered to OSU students through a consortium with Indiana University, whereby OSU students can enroll in a virtually synchronous Haitian Creole class taught at IU.