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Latin American Studies - B.A.

Admission to the program is temporarily suspended and will resume by fall 2013 contingent on university approval procedures.

COLLEGE: College of Arts and Sciences

DEPARTMENT: 105 Bowman Hall
Tel: 330-672-2062
Web: www.kent.edu/cas
DESCRIPTION: The Bachelor of Arts in Latin American Studies introduces students to issues facing this vibrant world region. Core courses are taught in history, political science, geography and pan-African studies. Additional elective courses are offered in anthropology, economics, English, justice studies, languages, music and sociology. Graduates of this program are prepared for employment opportunities in governmental and nongovernmental organizations; in business and education (when combined with those programs); and further study in a graduate program.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:
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ADMISSION
REQUIREMENTS:
General Admissions for Freshman Students: Students most likely to be admitted and succeed at the Kent Campus are those who have graduated with at least 16 units of the recommended college preparatory curriculum in high school, who have achieved a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale), and whose composite ACT score is 21 or better (980 combined critical reading and math SAT score). For more information on admissions, visit the Admissions website for new freshmen.

General Admissions for Transfer Students: Generally, a transfer applicant who has taken 12 or more semester hours with a college cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale may be admitted. An applicant who has taken fewer than 12 semester hours will be evaluated on both collegiate and high school records. For more information on admissions, visit the Admissions website for transfer students.
GRADUATION
REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum 121 total credit hours  and  42 upper-division hours for graduation. Minimum 2.00 GPA overall and 2.50 GPA in major required for graduation.
LANGUAGE
REQUIREMENT:
Yes

STUDY ABROAD/AWAY OPPORTUNITIES: There are many Study Abroad/Away Opportunities, for more information contact the Office of Global Education.
STUDENT
ORGANIZATIONS:
S.A.L.S.A.
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