Congratulations on being accepted into a Bachelor of Arts degree program! You are embarking on an academic journey that will offer you the best of a broad liberal education with the ability to specialize in various fields of study.
The Latin American Studies program offers students diverse learning environments and seeks to maximize opportunities for students to experience Latin America first-hand. The program stresses the development of a critical and informed view of Latin America, linguistic skills, independent research and writing abilities, and cultural sensitivity. This major program prepares students for work in the public and private sectors in Canada that deal with Latin American countries and cultures. Graduates may find work opportunities in the diplomatic and the civil service, business, journalism, teaching and tourism.
The Bachelor of Arts degree is offered as a B.A. requiring the completion of 120 units and normally four years of full-time study.