Latin American Studies, BA
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In an increasingly intercultural world, students in the Latin American Studies program will gain a greater understanding of the intersection of Latin American and American cultures, politics, and business. Taught in Spanish and offering 5 different tracks, you leave the program bi-lingual.

The BA program in Latin American studies offers a learner-driven model in which the student's specific interests are deepened through the study of Latin America culture, history, politics and the Spanish language. It is interdisciplinary and allows for flexibility in course selection while also instilling a breadth and depth of knowledge about issues surrounding Latin America. This dual-language degree program encourages cross-cultural exploration, preparing students for a global-minded career path.

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Latin American Studies, BA

Offered by
New College of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences


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Career outlook

Graduates are prepared for further study in graduate or professional schools and in dual-language environments, including:

  • arts and arts administration
  • business and finance
  • counseling
  • diplomacy
  • education
  • health care
  • journalism
  • law enforcement
  • library Science
  • ministry
  • nonprofit organizations and advocacy
  • science
  • social sciences
  • sports
  • technology

Example careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Career*growth*median salary
Archivists 14.3%$51,760
Social Workers, All Other8.3%$61,980
Intelligence Analysts4.5%$79,970
Advertising and Promotions Managers5.5%$106,130
Political Scientists2.8%$115,110
Media and Communication Workers, All Other 9.9%$47,900
Public Relations Specialists 8.8%$59,300
Social and Community Service Managers 18%$64,100
Interpreters and Translators 17.7%$47,190

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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