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Latin American and Caribbean Studies, B.A.

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University rank #301 (ARWU) , VT,
The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program (LACS) from The University of Vermont, one of nine areas of study within the Global and Regional Studies Program, offers a comprehensive and interdisciplinary set of courses on the histories, cultures, literatures, politics and economies of Latin America, the Caribbean and U.S. Latinos.

About

The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program program at The University of Vermont seeks to serve as a bridge between North America and Latin America, hosting guest speakers, artists and activists, encouraging study abroad, and organizing faculty-led study courses in the region. 

We offer students a strong liberal arts education enhanced by significant cross-cultural competence, skills that serve out graduates well in fields such as policy analysis, government, research, journalism, business, international development, higher education, graduate school, and activism in the U.S. and throughout Latin America.

Careers

  • Policy analysis
  • Government
  • Research
  • Journalism
  • International business
  • International development
  • Higher education

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Latin American Politics
  • Colonial Latin American History
  • Intro Lit & Culture Latin America 

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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Academic Requirements

  • Official secondary school transcript sent directly to Admissions by your high school
  • Official translation of transcripts if not already in English
  • First quarter grades or mid-year grades if available
  • One letter of recommendation is required

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Tuition Fee

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    1674 USD/credit
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  • National Applies to you

    664 USD/credit
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Living costs for Burlington

  • 1269 - 1890 USD/month
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