Latin American Studies

at UBC's

Vancouver Campus

Build a broad foundation of knowledge in the peoples and places of Latin America. This interdisciplinary program includes courses in anthropology, art history, geography, history, and political science as well as language instruction in Spanish and Portuguese.

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Program Information

  • Campus: Vancouver
  • Faculty: Faculty of Arts
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts
  • 4 yrs Length
  • Yes Co-op Option
  • No Honours Option

Latin American Studies offers you broad exposure to the peoples and places of Latin America. This interdisciplinary program is highly flexible and can draw from courses in Anthropology, Art History, Visual Art, French, Hispanic, and Italian Studies, Geography, History, School of Social Work, or Political Science, as well as Spanish or Portuguese language. You will gain considerable insight into a region that exerts significant and diverse cultural, economic, and political impacts. You can select a Major or Minor in Latin American Studies, as well as a term abroad in alternating years.

Campus features

UBC has exchange agreements with 13 universities in Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, and Mexico. The Tec de Monterrey relationship is especially close, with a Tec de Monterrey undergraduate residential house at UBC.

Program Requirements

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