2013-2014 Samford University Catalog 
    Jun 25, 2024  
2013-2014 Samford University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Latin American Studies Interdisciplinary Concentration, B.A.

The bachelor of arts in Latin American studies, a joint program with the departments of history, political science, and geography, is intended to teach students about the rich civilizations in the portions of North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean known as Latin America. Through emphasis on the Spanish language and an interdisciplinary approach to the region, students will obtain a nuanced and deep understanding of Latin America.

Required Courses

University Core Curriculum: 22 Credits

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General Education Requirements: 30 Credits

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Latin American Studies Interdisciplinary Concentration: 48-52 Credits

II. Interdisciplinary Course: 4 Credits

III.Discipline-Based Courses: 20 Credits

V. Latin America in Global Perspective: 4 Credits*

(select one of the following):

VI.Capstone Course: 4 Credits**

General Electives: 24-48 Credits

(chosen with advisor’s approval)

Total Required Credits: 128

* Selected courses within this group must have a Latin American focus.

** Students must take a discipline-based senior seminar in an Arts and Sciences department. The research project must have Latin American-related content, as determined through agreement with the advisor and the seminar professor. Note: See the Department of World Languages and Cultures  section of the catalog for a detailed version of this degree table.