Hispanic Studies

On campus you will find a diverse curriculum that includes Spanish language and Latin American, Spanish and U.S. Latino literature and culture. In Madrid, during the Academic Year In Spain program, you will have the total immersion in Spanish life and language no classroom can duplicate.

Jeremiah Lowe ’15 (right) and Alicja Zak ‘15 in Mallorca, during his study abroad in Spain.

A student’s goal: speaking Spanish, practicing medicine

When Jeremiah Lowe ’15 toured Hamilton, the fall foliage was blazing, the science center was new and the curriculum was open – and he learned about a study program in Madrid in which he could live with a family and speak nothing but Spanish. Lowe had found his college. He is now a Hispanic studies major and biology minor who plans to go to med school.

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Amie Johnson '04 on a trip she took with her high school students to Costa Rica.

A graduate’s progress: teaching what she loves

Amie Johnson ‘04 studied Spanish at Hamilton College because language was something that she loved. Now, as a Spanish teacher at a high school just down the hill from campus, she tries to spread that love of languages to her students.

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