University Catalog

Political Science

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BA in Latin American Studies (36 credits)


Admission Requirements

Notes

  • Language Competency: Completion of a year of 200 level course work or the equivalent in Spanish or Portuguese.

Program Requirements

LAST 250; GEOG 373; HIST 361, HIST 362; ECON 480 or POL 333.  

Electives

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.

Minor in Latin American Studies (27 credits)


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

LAST 250; GEOG 373; HIST 361 or HIST 362; ECON 480 or POL 333.

Electives

15 credits: Select among the required or elective classes in the major. Students who have participated in SCSU's Latin American Program may use a maximum of 6 credits of non-Spanish language courses and 3 credits of SPAN 460 (Study Abroad) completed in Latin American toward the minor. LAST minors are encouraged to include some study of Spanish or Portuguese in their academic programs.

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