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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender And Group Studies graduate programs at Boston University
Boston University offers 7 Graduate degree programs
|Students Enrolled in Boston University graduate programs : 18673|
Composition of students population for Latin American Studies
|Masters degree in Latin American Studies awarded to 7 students|
|Latin American Studies Graduate program Tuition for in state students||$52,816|
|Out of State Average Full Time Tuition for Latin American Studies Graduate Program||$52,816|
MA in Latin American Studies Academics
The Master of Arts in Latin American Studies (LAS) prepares students for work in the private sector, government, policy and research think tanks, nongovernmental organizations, international institutions, and education. It is a versatile and rigorous one-year program that provides students with an interdisciplinary understanding of the regional context, languages, dynamics, and issues in Latin America today.
Applicants should preferably have a bachelor’s degree in the humanities or social sciences. Applicants whose coursework has been in other fields will also be considered if they can demonstrate commitment to and knowledge of Latin America through their career or extracurricular experiences.
The MA in Latin American Studies requires a total of eight courses (32 credits). In addition to the course requirements listed below, remaining credits should be fulfilled through approved elective courses. At least one elective course must come from history or the social sciences, and at least one must come from literature, culture, or art history.
GRS IR 713 Latin Americ Past and Present (4 cr).
Students must demonstrate a high level of competence in either Spanish or Portuguese, including the capability to read, write, and speak the language with sufficient proficiency to understand and be understood. Competence in the foreign language of the student’s choosing is determined by examination by BU language instructors. Students must pass this examination in order to complete the degree.