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Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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Carla Swygert

Title: Senior Instructor of Spanish
Department: Languages, Literatures and Cultures
College of Arts and Sciences
Email: aguado@mailbox.sc.edu
Office: J. Welsh Humanities Bldg, 712
Resources: Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Carla Swygert

Education

B.A. in History - Universidad de Valladolid, España
M.A. in Spanish- University of South Carolina

Bio

Born and raised in Valladolid, Spain, she has been teaching at UofSC since 2001, when she was admitted to the M.A. Program in Spanish as a graduate student.

She came to the US in 2000 and spent a year studying at Mount Holyoke College. She moved to South Carolina in 2001 to attend UofSC and earn a M.A. in Spanish and Latin American Literature. She was on her way to Florida State University in 2003 to pursue a PhD when she was offered a full time instructor position at UofSC, so she stayed in Columbia instead.

Carla is now a Senior Instructor and has taught every Spanish undergraduate grammar course offered at UofSC. She coordinated all sections of SPAN 309 & SPAN 310 for several years, and now, among other courses, she proudly teaches a class on medical terminology in Spanish.

Carla enjoys spending time with her daughter, visiting her family in Spain twice a year, and is looking forward to spending many more years at UofSC.

Courses taught at UofSC

SPAN 109, 110, 121, 122, 209, 210, 305, 309, 310, 360
SCHC 364


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