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No Additional Requirements
- This strand involves the general understanding and appreciation of how mathematics is used to solve problems in everyday life. The G-strand does not prepare a student for any further work grounded in mathematics and assumes the student will not proceed beyond the basic Foundations level noted above. Thus only those students whose major requires the most general knowledge of mathematics should take this strand.
Second Language Required:
- Scoring the equivalent of fourth-semester skill level on an entrance or placement examination administered by The University of Arizona.
- Completion of a two-course sequence beyond the second semester of post-secondary language instruction.
- Completion with a C or higher of a 300- or 400-level language course at the post-secondary level.
- Completion of one course beyond the third semester in combination with an AP (Advanced Placement) score, IB (International Baccalaureate) score or a CLEP (College Level Entrance Program) score determined by the individual language department.
- An AP, IB, or CLEP language score determined by individual language departments.
- A minimum of one semester study abroad in a language program approved by the appropriate language department as the equivalent of fourth-semester skill level.
- Main Campus
- UA Douglas
- UA Pima
- UA Sierra Vista
AZ Transfer Pathways
The knowledge of Latin American history, culture, geography, Spanish or Portuguese language skills, and political and social science gained from a major in Latin American Studies provides students with a strong interdisciplinary career foundation. Graduates may work in fields including education, community health, environmental research, public policy, cultural preservation, and international relations. This major is also excellent preparation for graduate study in Latin American or Mexican American studies, public health, law, business, journalism, or public administration.
Potential Career Areas
- Cultural preservation
- Environmental field work/advocacy
- International relations
- Social services
- Health care/promotion
- Legal services
- Government agencies
- Cultural centers
- Nonprofit organizations
- Travel agencies
- Community and international health organizations
- Schools, colleges, and universities
- Legal offices
- Social services organizations
- Media outlets
Sample Job Titles and National Salary Range
|Job Title||Salary Range|
|Historic Preservationist||$25,670 - $54,530|
|Government Archivist||$35,000 - $75,000|
|Public Interest Advocate||$25,000 - $35,000|
|Nonprofit Program Director||$35,000 - $65,000|
|Foreign Service Officer||$37,828 - $55,552|
|International Aid Worker||$25,000 - $50,000|
|Foreign Rights Manager, Publishing||$25,000 - $75,000|
|Translator||$22,900 - $43,300|
|Foreign Correspondent||$28,162 - $43,292|
|Environmental Activist||$30,000 - $40,000|
|Tourism Director||$25,000 - $35,000|