Study Abroad Without Leaving Charleston at Casa Hispana
8 Bull Street, Charleston, SC
YOU CAN BECOME A FLUENT SPANISH SPEAKER LIVING ON CAMPUS!
The Spanish House provides residential space for nine students. The bottom floor has a kitchen, living room, a shared bedroom for two, washer/dryer, and bathroom. Upstairs is additional living space with four bedrooms and bathroom. The primary purpose of the Spanish House is the study and understanding of the Spanish language and culture. This housing option is for women and men and requires applicants to have completed Spanish 202 or have a minimum proficiency equivalent. Residents must declare a major or minor in Spanish and speak Spanish at all times in the house. In addition, students living in Casa Hispana are responsible for hosting 2-3 cultural events per semester.
Casa Hispana is a unique residential environment and part of a series of historic houses (Block on Bull) with thematic living and learning communities. There is a Resident Assistant for the language-themed houses who is responsible overall resident safety. The house has additional faculty oversight and support from the Hispanic Studies department. Block on Bull residents program events together and separately, offering inter-house exchanges and the chance to meet new friends just down the street. And, these houses are located only one block from the center of campus! For information on cost and amenities, go to http://housing.cofc.edu/residence-halls/index.php and view Historic houses.
For more information, please contact:
Prof. Mary Ann Blitt