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Student Groups

Sigma Delta Pi 

The National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society (Sociedad Nacional Honoraria Hispánica) was founded at the University of California, Berkeley in 1919.

The purposes of this society are:

  1. To honor those who attain excellence in the study of the Spanish language and in the study of the literature and culture of the Spanish-speaking peoples;
  2. To honor those who have made the Hispanic contributions to modern culture better known in the English-speaking world;
  3. To encourage college and university students to acquire a greater interest in and a deeper understanding of Hispanic culture; 
  4. To foster friendly relations and mutual respect between the nations of Hispanic speech and those of English speech;
  5. To serve its membership in ways which will contribute to the attainment of the goals and ideals of the society.

Membership is declared major in Spanish who has completed a minimum of 12 classes at San Diego State University with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher with a minimum of 4 upper division classes (300-level and above) in Spanish (at least 2 of which must have been taken at SDSU), with a GPA of 3.5 or higher in these
Spanish courses.

Interpreters and Translators Club (ITC)

ITC is for San Diego State University students interested in the fields of translation and interpretation.  The club holds bi-weekly meetings and all majors are weclome.

Sociedad estudiantil de lengua, arte y cultura hispánica (SELACH)

SELACH is a student organization dedicated to the advancement of the academic and cultural life of undergraduate and graduate students in the fields of Hispanic linguistics and Iberian and Latin American literature and culture studies. By encouraging discussion and intellectual interaction between students and faculty in the humanities and social sciences, they hope to provide opportunities for heightened academic development and foster scholarly growth.