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Hispanic Studies M

Bachelor of Arts in Hispanic Studies

Across the globe, career experts agree that you’re much more likely to land the job of your dreams if you graduate with the ability to speak and write a foreign language. At Spring Hill College, we’ll prepare you for an exciting career abroad or a fulfilling position here in the United States that connects you internationally.

Your course of study will balance language, grammar, and conversation with culture, current events, and commerce. Expect to discuss Spanish influence on music, films, and art, explore the complex, rich history of the Iberian Peninsula, as well as study literature from Cervantes and Borges to Gabriel García Márquez and Isabelle Allende.

Our Careers

  • Translation
  • Interpretation
  • Teaching
  • Social work
  • Linguistics
  • Journalism
  • Broadcasting
  • Finance
  • Engineering
  • Diplomacy
  • Foreign service
  • Immigration
  • Customs
  • Intelligence

Fast Facts

  • Number of Faculty: 3
  • Emphasis within the major: Language, Culture
  • Student Clubs and Honor Societies: Spanish Club and Phi Sigma Iota Honors Society
  • Scholarships: Nick McGowin Jr. Memorial Scholarship


Chelsea Audibert '13

Through the Hispanic Studies program, learning the Spanish language became a way of life. The program gave me the background I needed to work with in situations involving intercultural communications, such as teaching English to immigrants and traveling to Mexico for educational conferences.

— Chelsea Audibert '13

Dr. Fabian Balmori

Seeing my students make connections, in regards to language or culture, is the most rewarding part of my job. I hope that any class I teach does something to help students gain a new perspective on the way they communicate and their role within a larger global community.

— Dr. Fabian Balmori

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