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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Spanish: Latin American and Latino/a Studies, B.A.

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The major must be completed by a minimum of:


  • Nine units of study at the 201-level or higher
  • Ten units beginning at the 102 level

At least 1 Spanish Class that deals with the history and cultures of Latinos in the United States.

These are the current offerings:

The remaining units to the major must be selected from Spanish classes at or above the 201-level.

Additional Requirements

Off-Campus Study, which can be fulfilled by:

  • Off-Campus program, internship, or reserach project in the United States that provides hands-on experience with U.S. Latinos/Hispanics or Latin American immigrants.
  • Studying, doing an internship, or working in Latin America.
  • Participation in The Philadelphia Center or The Border Studies Program.

A maximum of one unit of Advanced Placement credit can count toward the major.

All courses for the major must be taken for a numerical grade.

Participation in languge-learning housing for at least one semester and successful completion of MLAC 110.

Electives for Heritage Speakers:

Native Speakers or students placing into Spanish 300: Spanish for Heritage Speakers (for students who grew up in a Spanish-speaking household or community) during their first year, have the option to take up to 2 electives outside the department.  

Some possible offerings include: 

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