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Latin American and Caribbean Studies Concentration Requirements

Languages

12 hours (or equivalency exam) in Spanish, French, or Portuguese.

Course Distribution Requirements

The BAIS requires 24 hours of course work in the student’s chosen concentration. 3 hours of that course work must include IS 4998 (International Studies Internship), and students are required to take either HIST 2401 or 2402 (they may take both) and either POLI 4700 or 4705 (they may take both). 12 hours must be taken in courses that are 2000-level or above. In addition, the concentration of 24 hours plus the 7 hours of electives must include 15 hours of course work in the social sciences. Students may only take up to 9 of the 21 credits in any single discipline.

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