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  Sep 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Latin American Studies, B.A.


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Major Requirements for Latin American Studies


Latin American Studies
www.latin-american-studies.utah.edu
Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Building 210
801-581-6101
international-area-studies@utah.edu

Minimum Degree Hours: 122 
Minimum Major Hours: 36

Graduation Requirements

  • All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.

Honors in Latin American Studies

Students seeking an HBA in Latin American Studies must complete:

Language Requirement


Upper Division Focus Electives


Complete 15 credits of 3000+ level Latin American Studies’ courses with a focus, which can be self-identified with an academic advisor or chosen from the following list: Business & Economy, Culture & Identity, Environment & Development, History & Politics, Languages & Literature, or Indigenous Americas.

  • See approved courses on Latin American Studies website

Allied Electives


Complete 6 credit hours in relevant coursework outside of Latin American Studies’ courses. Allied courses must be pre-approved.  Please see an International & Area Studies advisor for details. 

Signature Experience


3 credit-hour requirement that can be fulfilled by a relevant internship, study abroad, research course, or Honors thesis. Must be pre-approved by an International & Area Studies advisor.

Sample 4-yr Degree Plan


Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 13 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 15 Credit(s)

Second Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)

Third Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 15 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


  • Latin American Studies - Upper-division Language Elective for SPAN/PTGSE Track 3 Credit(s)

       OR

  • Upper Division General Elective for NAHTL/QUECH Track 3 Credit(s)
  • Latin American Studies - Focus Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • Latin American Studies - Signature Experience 3 Credit(s)
  • Upper Division General Elective Hours 6 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15 Credit(s)

Fourth Year


Fall Semester


  • Latin American Studies - Focus Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • Latin American Studies - Focus Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • Latin American Studies - Allied Elective 3 Credits(s)
  • General Elective Hours 7 Credit(s) 
Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


  • Latin American Studies - Focus Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • Upper Division General Elective Hours 3 Credit(s)
  • Upper Division General Elective Hours 4 Credit(s)
  • Latin American Studies - Allied Elective 3 Credits(s)
  • General Elective Hours 3 Credit(s) 
Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)

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