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Hispanic Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Dearborn Heights, MI, United States
¡Bienvenidos! Become proficient in a language that gives you an advantage in connecting with more people in your community and in qualifying you with a wider range of opportunities professionally with the Hispanic Studies program of University of Michigan-Dearborn.
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The Hispanic Studies program of University of Michigan-Dearborn will teach you about the Spanish culture and language — a language that more than 400 million people speak in our globalized world. With our Latin American neighbors and large population of Spanish-speakers in the U.S., there are many local applications for this major at home too.

With a Hispanic Studies degree, your career options include sales and marketing, international relations, business management, bilingual educator, translator, refugee/immigrant assistance, tourism and travel, medical interpreter, foreign news correspondent, customs/immigration officer and political analyst.

What Will I Learn?

  • Writing: Write effectively in target language
  • Speaking: Speak effectively in target language
  • Reading and comprehending: Read critically in target language and comprehend the spoken target language
  • Cultural literacy: Identify and appreciate cultural difference appropriate to the target language
  • Literature: Familiarity with literary histories appropriate to the studied language
  • Understanding of linguistic structure: Familiarity with grammar, syntax, phonology of the target language

Plan for Life After Graduation

Hispanic Studies prepares students with the skills necessary in the modern workplace.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Spanish
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Conversation and Composition
  • Language of Business
  • Spanish Food and Cuisine
  • Spanish Civilization and Culture
  • Latino Literature
  • Hispanic Cinema

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Submitted online application
  • Official high school academic documents
  • SAT or ACT scores
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12240 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12240 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5928 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dearborn Heights

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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