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Global Studies - Latin America, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Athens, OH, United States
The Global Studies - Latin America major offered by Ohio University promotes a greater understanding of Latin America through academic coursework and language acquisition.  
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Overview

At Ohio University nearly 25 faculty members from 10 disciplines are dedicated Latin American scholars. The field work they conduct in Ecuador, Mexico, Brazil, Paraguay, Nicaragua, Honduras, and elsewhere in Latin America has produced an impressive list of academic publications. The faculty's research and experience in the region create an intellectual atmosphere where students are challenged to understand Latin America within a context of regional and global change. The interdisciplinary nature of this major is applicable to a wide variety of professions.

Majors are required to complete three years of Spanish or Portuguese language courses and study abroad or intern in Latin America. Students must consult with their advisor and the Office of Global Opportunities before committing to an internship or study abroad program.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Global Studies - Latin America alumni find meaningful post-baccalaureate opportunities in their chosen fields of education, the non-profit world, public policy, the business sector and more.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Comparative Study of Injustice
  • History of World Art
  • Applied Anthropology
  • Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective
  • Economic Anthropology
  • Political Anthropology
  • Anthropology of Violence and Peace
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Anthropology of Religion
  • Culture Contact and Change
  • Current Global Business Issues
  • Ecology in the 21st- Century
  • International Business Law
  • Dance Cultures of the World
  • Dance in Non-Western Expressive Cultures
  • Economics of Poverty
  • Economics of the Environment
  • Economics of Energy
  • International Trade
  • International Monetary Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    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:

    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:

    520

    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

  • Application form
  • $70 international application processing fee
  • Official academic records
  • Evidence of sufficient funding
  • Statement of activities.
  • Exams for scholarship consideration
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS results if available. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12612 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Athens

  • 1079 - 1780 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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