A. FACULTY OF ARTS REQUIREMENTS
Students must adhere to the applicable Faculty of Arts requirements in 3.3.1 Major Degree Programs.
B. MAJOR-FIELD REQUIREMENTS
Students must successfully complete a minimum of 42 units in Courses Constituting the Field of Latin American Studies while fulfilling the following requirements:
Core Courses: 9 units Latin American Studies 211, 311, 401.
Seminar or Research Course: 3 units from Archaeology 503*, 537; History 565, 569; Latin American Studies 501; Political Science 579*; Spanish 553, 555, 571*, 599*.
*Subject to approval by the Program Co-ordinator when focused on Latin American topics.
Latin American Studies Options: 30 units from Courses Constituting the Field of Latin American Studies including at least 24 units chosen from the list of “Courses with a Focus on Latin America” with at least 6 units from each of two disciplines listed.
C. Other Requirements
Language: Successful completion of Spanish 303 or demonstration of proficiency to that level as assessed by the School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures. This requirement can be fulfilled by a similar level of proficiency in Portuguese; consult with the Program Co-ordinator of Latin American Studies regarding assessment.
Research Methodology: 3 units from Communication and Media Studies 313, History 300, Political Science 399, Psychology 300, Sociology 313.
D. Degree Options
The BA in Latin American Studies can be taken with Co-operative Education. See section 3.3.8 Co-operative Education Programs for information and requirements.
Note: Students who fulfill the minimum language requirement prior to entering the university are strongly urged to take additional courses in Spanish to improve their language skills.