413 - Latin American Studies
- Program Title
- Latin American Studies
- Degree Designation
- Program Level
- Instruction Mode
- On Campus
- Program Description
- This is an interdepartmental program designed to provide students with an integrated, balanced perspective of Latin America. In order to earn a bachelor of arts degree students must complete 36 semester hours of classes with a Latin American focus drawn primarily from the social sciences. Two years of college-level Spanish or Portuguese is required. A 27-credit minor is also offered. The Latin American Studies program in conjunction with the Department of Foreign Languages operates a one semester academic program in Latin America.
- Ethnic, Gender, & Women's Studies
- College of Liberal Arts
21 Credits: ECON 350, ECON 480; HIST 354; LAST 350, LAST 370; POL 333; SPAN 341, SPAN 411 (Spanish-American only), SPAN 440, SPAN 442, SPAN 443; Independent Study 199-499 (maximum 6 credits). Up to 6 credits of seminar/topics/problems/field study or new courses in various departments which have a substantial Latin American content also may be used with the permission of the advisor. Students who have participated in SCSU's Latin America program may use a maximum of 9 credits of non-Spanish language courses and 3 credits of SPAN 460 completed in Latin America toward the major.
Admission To Teacher Education: 0
Upper Division Writing Met
Language Competency: Completion of a year of 200 level course work or the equivalent in Spanish or Portuguese.
See program website for additional information.