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Undergraduate

Latin American Studies

Specialize your International Development Studies degree by focusing on unique culture, history, and challenges of Latin America
specialization

Graduating students who have fulfilled the requirements for an Honours degree in International Development Studies may apply for a Specialization in Latin American Studies, if they have successfully completed the following credits from the Ecuador year abroad program, Spanish language, and area studies:

  • 1.0 HSST credit from HSST 1000Y or 1001H and 1002H*; or 1.0 HSST credit from HSST 2500Y or 2501H and 2502H**
  • 5.0 credits from IDST 2470Y, 2471H, 3800D, 3870Y, 3880Y, 3890Y, HSST 3001H, or POST 3430H

* Students whose level of fluency in Spanish is judged by the instructor to exceed the level of HSST 1000Y are exempt from this requirement.

**Students whose level of fluency in Spanish is judged by the instructor to exceed the level of HSST 2500Y are exempt from this requirement

Degrees Offered:

  • B.A. (Honours)

Locations:

  • Peterborough

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  • Experience life in Latin America by studying and living abroad through Trent’s Study Abroad program
  • Join the Student Association for International Development and contribute to the student-run Community Movements Conference
  • Study and graduate from a program that is recognized for its leadership on a global scale
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  • Human Rights Officer
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  • United Nations Official
  • Community Education Coordinator
  • Humanitarian Assistance Worker

Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
  • A minimum 70% overall final average (unless otherwise specified)
  • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%
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