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Questions about the Spanish Major and Spanish Minor should be directed to . Additional questions about the Spanish Minor can be directed to Professor . Together, they will help keep you on track toward your degree and will work with you to navigate co-curricular opportunities. 

Fall 2022 Drop/Add Advising, August 22-26 (M-F)

  • Mornings 9-11:30 in 160-B Burrowes (in person or Zoom)
  • Afternoons 1:00-3:30 p.m. (MRF), 3:00-5:00 p.m. (T), 1:30-4:00 pm (W)
  • Go to https://tinyurl.com/languagekiosk.

Fall 2022 Semester Advising, Beginning week of 8/29

  • Drop-in Advising Thursdays in 160-B Burrowes, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
  • All other times by appointment in Starfish
  • Choice of in-person (masks encouraged) or virtual.

Contact Information and Offices

Becky Cross - Student Services Assistant

Email Address: rlc21@psu.edu
Office Address: 442 Burrowes
Office Phone: (814) 863-5417

Advising roles

  • Basic (001, 002, 003) and Intermediate course placement questions
  • Proficiency testing questions
  • Evaluation of basic/intermediate level transfer credits

Dr. Joseph Bauman - Undergraduate Officer, Associate Teaching Professor of Spanish

Email Address: jrb922@psu.edu
Office Address: 140 Burrowes
Office Hours: Wednesdays 9:30-11:00 a.m., Thursdays 1:30-3:00 p.m., and by appointment.
Office Phone: (814) 865-1171

Advising roles

  • Orientation to various Spanish major options
  • Course planning for Spanish minor
  • Study abroad advising for Spanish major and minor
  • Pre-departure agreements
  • Course substitutions for overseas classes

Susana García Prudencio - Director, Spanish Basic and Intermediate Language Programs

Email Address: 
Office Address: 158 Burrowes
Office Hours: Mondays 8:30-10:30 a.m., Wednesdays 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Office Phone: (814) 863-9473

Advising roles


Jen Sholtis - Academic Adviser

Email Address:Office Address: 160B Burrowes
Office Phone: (814) 863-8074

Advising Roles

  • Spanish major/minor planning; major declaration
  • Italian minor planning
  • Study abroad – general planning

Drop-in advising

Please use my drop-in hours (versus a half-hour appointment slot) for:

  • Audit substitutions
  • Other issues that can be addressed in 10-15 minutes

Appointments

Please make an appointment if you need help with:

  • your next semester schedule (language pre-majors and majors)
  • concurrent major planning (feasibility, courses needed)
  • academic difficulty
  • Faculty Senate petitions (retroactive withdrawal or registration, etc.)