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Latin American Studies

Bachelor of Arts

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Latin American Studies is extremely proud of its innovative, bold and conscientious students.  If you choose to major in Latin American Studies at the University of Arizona, you'll be getting a chance to work with internationally renowned Latin American scholars near a politically-charged border town. LAS offers a wide variety of courses and encourages close relationshipspicture of students attending a Border Studies class between faculty, staff, undergraduate, and graduate students.  Our students have found our interdisciplinary liberal arts program, with emphasis on community engagement, foreign language acquisition, and international relations, to be excellent preparation for a variety of careers. Graduates have gone on to become lawyers, physicians, politicians, journalists, academics, artists and humanitarian aid workers, just to name a few.

Major Details

College: College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Admissions Requirements:

No Additional Requirements

Website: http://las.arizona.edu/
Math Required:

General

    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.
General
Second Language Required:

4 Semesters

  • 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.
4 Semesters
Fees: No
Pre-Major: No

Four-Year Plan

Archived plans are available on Degree Search 2011-2017 for many degree plans. These are sample plans. Please work with your academic advisor for more specific and up-to-date requirements.

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UA Course Requirements Units
1st Semester
First Semester Second Language 4
ENGL 101 First-Year Composition 3
Math (LING, MATH 105 or higher, PHIL 110) 3
Tier I General Education 3
Tier I General Education 3
2nd Semester
Second Semester Second Language 4
Tier I General Education 3
Tier I General Education 3
Tier I General Education 3
ENGL 102- First-Year Composition 3
3rd Semester
Tier I General Education 3
Tier II General Education 3
Tier II General Education 3
Tier II General Education 3
Third Semester Second Language 4
4th Semester
LAS Contemporary Topics 3
LAS Contemporary Topics 3
LAS Elective 3
Minor Course 3
Fourth Semester Second Language 4
5th Semester
LAS Contemporary Topics 3
Minor Course 3
Minor Course 3
SPAN 251 or higher or PORT 325A or higher 3
LAS Contemporary Topics 3
6th Semester
Minor Course 3
Elective 3
Minor Course 3
LAS Elective 3
LAS Elective 3
7th Semester
Elective 3
Elective 1
LAS Elective 3
Minor Course 3
Elective 3
8th Semester
Elective 3
Elective 1
LAS 498 3
Minor 3
Elective 3
Minor 3
Elective 3
Elective 3

AZ Transfer Pathways

This page is designed for in-state transfer students who plan to attend the University of Arizona. The information presented lists the most accurate course equivalencies and may not include all possible requirements. Transfer students are strongly encouraged to use this site for reference only and not for self-advising.

Transfer students should work with their community colleges and UA advisors to develop an individualized plan for transfer, and visit aztransfer.com

  • All posted Pathways (except for Bachelor of Applied Science Pathways) fulfill an AGEC and most also fulfill an Associate Degree
  • Following a Pathway does not guarantee admission to the UA nor admission to a college/major/program at the UA
  • Use Pathways in consultation with advisors from your community college and the UA
  • Pathways are subject to change at any time

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