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Latin American Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) Online
The Latin American Studies program of University of Central Florida is an interdisciplinary program, including the fields of anthropology, art, English, history, language and literature, music, and political science. The program provides students with the necessary tools and relevant knowledge to understand, study, and work with Hispanic populations.
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Overview

Students of the Latin American Studies program of University of Central Florida gain a broad and thorough understanding of the Americas in terms of their historical, cultural, social, economic, and political dimensions. They also develop a basic proficiency in Spanish, develop critical thinking skills, and enhance multidisciplinary awareness and competence regarding the terminology and methods of various disciplines within the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The B.A. program can be completed online.

Graduates of the program will be prepared for graduate study in the humanities, social sciences, and law; for engagement with the growing and diverse populations; for careers in foreign service, military, and other governmental agencies; for careers in non-governmental organizations with an international orientation; and for careers in international business.

Career Paths for Latin American Studies Students:

  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Import-Export
  • Customs/Immigration
  • Teacher/Study Abroad
  • Translation
  • Hospitality Management and Tourism
  • Archaeology
  • Journalism
  • Public Relations
  • Urban/Regional Planning
  • Health Professions
  • Public Policy
  • FBI/CIA
  • International Marketing
  • Federal Coordinating Officer
  • Disaster Assistance
  • Legal Assistance

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cultural and Historical Foundations
  • Encountering the Humanities 
  • History of Western Art
  • General Anthropology
  • U.S. History: 1877-Present 
  • The Human Species

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Complete and submit the online application
  • Official transcripts, graduation certificates and/or leaving exam results for all international and U.S.  secondary schools (high schools) attended. Refer to our Country Reference Guide for a list of secondary school credentials required by country.
  • Certified literal translation for any documentation submitted in a language other than English, if applicable
  • All official AICE, AP, Cambridge AS/A level scores, CLEP and IB scores, if applicable
  • Official SAT or ACT
  • Submit proof of English proficiency, if required
  • Submit required immigration documentation

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21016 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21016 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    21016 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21016 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5910 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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