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2005-2006 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2005-2006 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

B.A. Specialization in Latin American and Caribbean Studies

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Program Requirements - Total Semester Hours: 33

The completion of a total of 33 semester hours, distributed as follows:

1. Language Requirement - Semester Hours: 3

3 semester hours of any of the three courses listed below, or demonstration of equivalent competency in either of those languages or in Portuguese.

2. Primary Courses - Semester Hours: 12

12 s.h. of primary courses listed, with at least one course from each of the three categories:

Category I: Economics and Geography

  • SEG 20    Political Economy of Contemporary Latin America (New College)

Category II: Literatures and Cultures

  • SAG 5    Peoples and Cultures of Latin America (New College course)

3. Elective or Comparative Requirements

15 s.h. of elective or comparative courses listed, including 6 s.h. or more in specialized courses (marked with an asterisk); and no more than 6 s.h. in comparative courses. 


Note: In addition to the list, special topics courses (e.g., HIST 177, GEOG 106, SPAN 180) and independent studies/readings may be included in the major or minor when covering Latin American and Caribbean themes, pending approbal of program director(s).

  • MASS 181E: Journalism Traditions of Latin America
    see footnote 2 below.
  • SAG 4. Archaeology of the New World (New College)
  • SAG 15. Peasant Societies (New College)
    see foootnote 2 below.
  • SGG 30. Journey to the Heart of Mexico (New College)
    see footnote 2 below.

4. Seminar - Semester Hours: 3


1 Given appropriate course content

2 upper level or more specialized course

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