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As a Spanish major at St. Scholastica, you’ll be well prepared to work and thrive in a Spanish-speaking environment. You’ll become confident and proficient in speaking, understanding, reading and writing in Spanish.

Through this immersive learning experience, you will explore the culture, history and literature of Spanish-speaking cultures to gain a holistic understanding. You’ll have an opportunity to complete a service-learning or internship experience.

If you’re interested in teaching, you can pursue a K-12 teaching preparation track. Or, pair your Spanish major with a major in the health sciences, social work, law or public relations. The possibilities are endless.

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Benedictine Scholarship

All new first-year applicants to St. Scholastica will be awarded either the Benedictine Scholarship or the Access Award, upon admission to the College.

Financial Aid

100% of traditional incoming undergraduates receive some type of financial aid. The average for scholarships, grants and/or loans is $31,841.

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St. Scholastica’s longstanding commitment to inclusivity and generous financial aid packages make our world-class educational programs accessible to students from any background.


Visit our Catalog to view the program, course and degree requirements, and learning outcomes. Be sure to create your course plan in consultation with your advisor.




An internship or service-learning placement is required for students who major in Spanish. Historically, most St. Scholastica students have completed this requirement through the College’s Cuernavaca Quest program or through HECUA’s Community Internships in Latin America program to Ecuador.

Career Outlook

The Hispanic/Latino population is the fastest-growing population in the United States, according to the most recent census. People who are fluent in Spanish are in demand for a variety of positions, particularly in fields such as healthcare where knowledge of Spanish is crucial. Graduates of this program have found work in nonprofit organizations, as teachers of Spanish in public schools, as teachers of English in Spanish-speaking countries, and in a variety of public service or healthcare providers where knowledge of Spanish is crucial. Others have gone on to pursue graduate degrees at medical schools.

Become a Spanish teacher by pairing this program with the middle/secondary education major.