Majors benefit from a structured interdisciplinary approach to Latin America that highlights the region-specific expertise of Davidson faculty across the curriculum. This major offers students the tools to conceptualize the region as a whole in order to engage in critical comparisons of cultures, to integrate Latin America's past into the evaluation of its present, and to problem-solve contemporary issues.
Approved study abroad or other significant off-campus experience in Latin American/Latino communities prior to graduation. Extended stay in the region is essential for gaining linguistic and cultural fluency associated with an area studies major. Students may appeal this requirement in exceptional circumstances.
You can apply until:
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This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
Applicants must complete secondary school graduation requirements and submit academic test scores before enrolling at Davidson.
Excluding consideration for exceptional circumstances, at least 16 high school units are required, although the average student accepted at Davidson has taken 20 units. These units should include:
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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