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About The Program


Mural separating Old-Sacramento from the rest of the city.
Designed by the Arts Collective Royal Chicano Air Force, Juanishi, Daniel and Joe Orosco

Mission statement

The Department of Hispanic Studies seeks:

  • To foster understanding and communication through the study of Spanish languages, literatures, linguistics and cultures in the age of globalization.
  • To provide education and training for students seeking careers drawing on or enhanced by such study.
  • To develop established and new programs contributing to local, regional, national and international knowledge.

The Department of Hispanic Studies offers programs for Spanish Language Requirement, Undergraduate, and Graduate Studies.