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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


Melin Portillo ‘15

I chose to major in Hispanic Studies because I feel I owe it to my heritage to know the history and language, in order to pass it to my family and friends. So far, I've learned so much that I wouldn't have gotten anywhere else but Spring Hill College.

— Melin Portillo ‘15

Astrid Torres ’15

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 ’15

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