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Latin American Studies

UA South's small campus atmosphere offers students the advantage of individualized instruction and support while also providing access to the resources of one of the top-ranked research universities in the nation.

The Bachelor of Arts in Latin American Studies offers opportunities for students to pursue careers in education, anthropology, sociology, and history. Students will be prepared for graduate study or to enter the job market in a variety of fields.

Courses concentrate on the language, culture, history, and politics of Latin America. Students will be given the opportunity to develop knowledge in political science, geography, and Spanish-American literature.

Latin American Studies is offered in the following locations: Sierra Vista, Pima County

Because this is a transfer degree program, there are specific entrance requirements you must meet prior to admission to the program:

  • Completion of 60 or more transferable credits from a regionally accredited institution
  • Official or unofficial transcripts from all schools you have attended (UA South advisor will review these with you)
  • A minimum 2.0 GPA in your transferrable coursework
  • Completion of lower division major and minor requirements and any prerequisite classes

Please contact us if you have any questions and to receive a pre-transfer review of your previously taken coursework to ensure your eligibility and readiness for the program.

UA South maintains a variety of tools to help you plan your education. We include them here for your reference. To make a personalized plan for your UA South education, contact us!

UA Degree Search provides an overview of the Latin American Studies major, four year plans, transfer pathways, and career opportunities.

Transfer Pathway Agreements guide students who are earning specific community college degrees. AZ Transfer Pathways allow students to complete an Associate’s degree at any Arizona community college and transfer seamlessly into the Bachelor of Arts degree at The University of Arizona South. Specifically, UA South has partnership agreements with Cochise College and Pima Community College. Students can also transfer from other institutions and should contact an academic advisor to find out how!

All prospective students are encouraged to speak with an academic advisor for an unofficial evaluation of their transfer credit, including military credits, to ensure the timely and cost efficient progress towards their Bachelor’s degree.

Academic Advisement Reports are the official degree audits for UA students once they have been admitted into their chosen major. The Latin American Studies report contains lists of applicable classes to be used to satisfy graduation requirements. Current UA students can access their personalized Advisement Report in UAccess Student Center under the Academics menu.

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Please contact an Academic Advisor if you are interested in this program.
Assistant Professor, Teacher Education | Program Director, Latin American Studies & Spanish
Minor Offered: Yes
Program Type: Minor Only
Program Career Level: Undergraduate Degree
Locations Offered: Sierra Vista, Pima County

Ada Parra, M.A.

Assistant Professor, Teacher Education | Program Director, Latin American Studies & Spanish

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