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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2014-15 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2014-15 [Archived Catalog]

Global Studies - Latin America Major (B.A.)

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Major code BA4408

Center for International Studies 
Yamada International House 102
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.1840
Fax: 740.593.1837

Catherine Cutcher, contact person

Program Overview

The interdisciplinary nature of the global studies–Latin America major is designed to provide you with a broad understanding of Latin America applicable for a wide variety of professions. Majors are required to complete three years of Spanish and study abroad or intern in Latin America. Students must consult with their advisor and the Education Abroad Office before committing to an internship or study aboard program.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirement beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirement beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Global studies–Latin America alumni find meaningful post-baccalaureate opportunities in their chosen fields of education, the non-profit world, public policy, the business sector and more.


Universitywide Graduation Requirements

To complete this program, students must meet all Universitywide graduation requirements .

Liberal Arts and Sciences Distribution Requirement

View the A&S - College Level Requirements (A&S CLR) .

Global Studies Core Requirements

Complete 45 hours, including the following courses:

Global Studies Electives

Complete 12 hours from the following courses (GLC courses for GLC students only):

Latin American Studies Core Course

Complete the following course:

Latin American Studies Electives

Latin American Studies Courses

Complete 12 hours from the following courses. Courses must be from three different departments.

Latin American Language

Complete 6 hours from the Latin American language listed below. In combination with your B.A. language requirement, complete a total of 3 years of Spanish or the equivalent.

Education Abroad/Internship

Complete one advisor-approved education abroad or internship experience which complements area and language of study; and is at least 5 weeks in duration.

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