Undergraduate Contacts

Patricia Moore-Martinez
Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies, Majors
426 Anderson Hall

Joshua Pongan
Advisor for Certificate Students 
420 Anderson Hall

Adam Shellhorse
Director of Latin American Studies
Portuguese and Brazilian Studies Advisor
440 Anderson Hall

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese has composed a list of resources for current undergraduate students. If you have any questions please contact us.


Have a question about a course or our undergraduate program? Contact our advising office.

Independent Study Proposal

Independent Study is generally reserved for seniors, or for those who have special interests that are not represented in the departmental courses. Students must submit proposals for review to the Associate Chair of Undergraduate Studies the semester prior to undertaking the study. Students may register for 1 to 3 credits of Independent Study only after their proposals have been approved. Download the proposal form.

Policies and Procedures

Please take a few minutes to review our policies. They are designed to guide your academic progress.

Spanish Club

The Spanish Club is a student organization and its principal goal is to promote the practice of speaking Spanish.

Society of Spanish and Spanish-American Studies

The Society of Spanish and Spanish-American Studies promotes bibliographical, critical and pedagogical research in Spanish and Spanish-American studies by publishing works of particular merit in these areas.

Study Abroad

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese offers many study abroad opportunities for students in Ecuador and Spain.


Please see our list of available tutors here.