The Social and Cultural Analysis degree offers a concentration in Latin American Studies, providing a greater understanding of the intersection of Latin American and American cultures, politics, and business.
Take a deep dive into the historical, political and cultural underpinnings of Latino communities in the U.S. and in the western hemisphere. Explore unique family, business and political components of this significant population.
The BA in social and cultural analysis with a concentration in Latin American studies provides a broad and vibrant framework for studying the diverse societies of Latin America, including diasporic communities, and it presents rich opportunities for cross-cultural study. The program is designed to provide a transdisciplinary approach to the literature, film, history, politics and culture of both Latin America and Latinas and Latinos living in the United States.
At A Glance
Social and Cultural Analysis (Latin American Studies), BA
- Offered by: New College of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences
- Location: West
- Second Language requirement: Yes
- First Required Math Course: MAT 142 - College Mathematics
- Math Intensity: General
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Graduates of this program are prepared with the skills and knowledge necessary for graduate work as well as for careers in public service, education, business, humanitarian work, law or health care.
Due to the emphasis on culture and identity, students develop respect for and sensitivity to diverse populations, enabling them as graduates to flourish in areas as varied as:
- civil rights organizations
- colleges and universities
- government agencies
- law firms
- nongovernmental organizations
- the Peace Corps
- political action groups
- public relation firms
- research organizations
- social service agencies
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:
|Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary||10.5%||$72,230|
|History Teachers, Postsecondary||10.3%||$72,690|
|Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary||10.6%||$81,430|
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