- A minimum of 120 credit hours
- University Core Curriculum (general education)
- Global Learning
- Major, including a 2.0 or better in all required and elective courses
- A 2.0 GPA overall
Required Core Course (6 credits)
- Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies (3 credits)
- Contemporary Latin America and the Caribbean (3 credits)
Required distribution (24 credits)
- International Political Economy of Latin America and the Caribbean (9 credits)
- Latin American and Caribbean Cultures (9 credits)
- Main concentration (6 credits with the same or related prefixes)
Language requirements (6 credits)
- Two semesters in Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, or French
- Lower division (1000/2000) courses do not count towards the B.A. language requirements.
- Two upper division language courses (3000/4000). Students must achieve intermediate proficiency in Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, or French. To meet pre-requisites of these upper division courses, students may successfully test out of these lower division courses.
- Students who test out of language courses must still take two 3000/4000 language courses.
For more information, please call LACC at 305-348-2894.
A BA in Latin American and Caribbean Studies means:
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Wazim Mowla | Assistant Director, Caribbean Initiative, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, Atlantic Council