Program Overview

Career experts across the globe 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.


On Campus

Average Class Size:


Honor Societies:

Phi Sigma Iota


Nick McGowin Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Program Goals

This program educates students in every aspect of Hispanic culture — from the language to the literature and more. The Hispanic Studies program at Spring Hill College prepares students for the real world with a solid foundation and appreciation of multiple cultures.

Career Outlook

Students with this degree will learn communication and personal skills that are becoming more and more important in the workforce. Graduates will be real world ready and will be able to view the world from several different perspectives.


“My professors expect me to not only speak the language, but to be able to think critically and appreciate the many different ways the Spanish culture influences society. I’m constantly challenged and encouraged to become a more well-rounded student.” – Astrid Torres


  • Fabian Balmori

    Department Chair of Modern Languages, Literature, and Culture

  • Stephanie Balmori


  • Cinthya Torres

    Assistant Professor

Why SHC?

  • At Spring Hill College, we’re making our mark – With our small class sizes and affordable tuition, Spring Hill College is uniquely qualified to provide a high quality education to our students. Our Jesuit, Catholic college education is renowned as a well-rounded higher education approach, with an emphasis on empowering students with a passion for knowledge and personal growth. With our recent tuition cut, Spring Hill College is one of the most affordable private colleges in the country.
  • We’re curious and inspired – Forbes Magazine has ranked Spring Hill College as one of the top ten best colleges for return on investment (ROI). In our class of 2019, 99.5% of graduates attained placement six months after graduation through employment, graduate/professional school, internship or service.
  • We’re doers – Our students contribute 24,000 hours on average to the local community through the Foley Center each year. 100% of the 2020 graduates that applied to medical school were accepted. Spring Hill College has a 100% certification rate and a 92% placement rate with our Education program over the last five years.

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