Why Study Hispanic Studies at CSB & SJU?

The Department of Hispanic Studies at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University is committed to offering its students an outstanding liberal arts education in the literatures and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world, based on a solid and thorough knowledge of the Spanish language.

In addition to our program for majors and minors, which offers advanced language courses as well as a wide range of upper level courses in literature, culture and linguistics, we offer a wide spectrum of complementary programs abroad. The College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University has semester-long programs in Segovia, Spain, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala and Viña del Mar, Chile, as well as a summer program in Valladolid, Spain.

Program Overview

At CSB+SJU, you’ll find course offerings in the Spanish language, as well as in Hispanic literatures, cultures and linguistics.

We also invite you to explore our programs abroad. Spanish accounts for over 54% of all foreign language studies nation-wide and the study abroad programs in the Spanish speaking world are becoming the favorite destination among university students.