Gain a Competitive Edge

While pursuing a bachelor of arts degree in Hispanic Studies at A&M-Commerce, you will have the opportunity to gain a career advantage thanks to your studies in the languages, cultures and literature of Latin America, Spain and the United States. Whether in the classroom or taking advantage of our study abroad programs, our attentive faculty will guide you on your education journey. No matter your proficiency on arrival, the BA in Hispanic Studies program will provide educational and learning opportunities to prepare you as a highly valuable bilingual professional.

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See Yourself Succeed with a Degree In Hispanic Studies

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Dedicated faculty

Take your love for Spanish to greater heights. Receive one-on-one mentorship from our renowned faculty as you develop your language skills and research topics that interest you.

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Career Readiness

Thinking critically and communicating effectively. That's what employers are looking for. The College of Humanities, Social Sciences and Arts is dedicated to providing you the knowledge and resources for excelling in the workforce.

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Enrich Your Education

Take a closer look at Hispanic literature, film, visual arts, mass media and architecture within its historical context. Learn how to take this knowledge to the middle school or high school classroom by studying pedagogy and curriculum development.

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Join Our Community

Participate in meaningful conversations with like-minded scholars. You'll have the opportunity to collaborate with professors and peers as you explore Hispanic culture, language and linguistics.

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Teachers matter. That's why we created a bachelor's degree that lets you experience the classroom firsthand. Whether you're interested in teaching at the middle or high school level, our program is designed with you in mind.

Focus Your Passion

The Department of Literature and Languages offers two different tracks towards earning your bachelor’s in hispanic studies. Discover what option works best for your career interest and goals.


You will have the opportunity to develop a deep understanding of the Spanish language and the pedagogical skills necessary to teach the language effectively.
Total credit hours: 120


Learn to appreciate not only the language of Spanish but also its rich history.
Total credit hours: 120

What You Will Learn

A degree in Hispanic Studies will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Gain, re-acquire and expand skills in oral expression, critical reading, translation and professional writing
  • Learn the unique use and structure of the Spanish language in various communities throughout US and around the world
  • Become a skillful mediator, bridging understanding between languages and cultures
  • Develop your transcultural competence as you advance your understanding and appreciation of Spanish literatures and cultures

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Become a valuable member of any team as a bilingual employee. These are just a few of the many opportunities that await you.

Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries

Interpreter and Translator
Public Relations Specialist
Advertising, Promotion or Marketing Manager
Bilingual Speech Language Therapist
Travel Agent

US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2022

Student Organizations

Phi Iota Alpha (ΦΙΑ), established on December 26, 1931, is the oldest Latino fraternity still in existence and works to motivate people, develop leaders and create innovative ways to unite the Latino community. The brotherhood is composed of undergraduate, graduate and professional men committed towards the empowerment of the Latin American community by providing intensive social and cultural programs and activities geared towards the appreciation, promotion and preservation of Latin American culture.

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Undergraduate Program Costs

Program Costs

Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,212 for Texas residents and $9,108 for non-residents.

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