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.
The social and cultural analysis program offers a concentration in Latin American studies, providing you a greater understanding of the intersection of Latin American and American cultures, politics and business, launching you into a career in civil rights organizations, NGOs, or in the political or corporate sectors.
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.
A major map outlines a major's critical requirements, courses, and optimal course sequence and aids students in remaining on track to graduation.
While circumstances vary between students and their paths towards graduation (utilizing placement testing to fulfill required math or foreign language courses, fulfilling multiple General Studies requirements with one course, etc.), completing the courses listed in a major map fulfills all of the requirements for graduation.
All students are required to meet general university admission requirements:
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Undergraduate students from western states who enroll in this program are eligible for a discounted tuition rate.
ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.
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 are able to flourish in areas as varied as:
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|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).
ASU students may accelerate their studies by earning a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in as little as five years (for some programs) or by earning a bachelor’s degree in 2.5 or 3 years.
Accelerated bachelor's and master's degree programs are designed for high-achieving undergraduate students who want the opportunity to combine undergraduate coursework with graduate coursework to accelerate completion of their master’s degree. These programs, featuring the same high-quality curriculum taught by ASU's world-renowned faculty, allow students to obtain both a bachelor's and a master's degree in as little as five years.
Accelerated bachelor’s degree programs allow students to choose either a 2.5- or a 3-year path while participating in the same high-quality educational experience of a 4-year option. Students can opt to fast-track their studies after acceptance into a participating program by connecting with their academic advisor.