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B.A. Latin American Studies

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College of Business and Economics
University of Idaho
ALB 125
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3161
Phone: (208) 885-6453
Fax: (208) 885-6296
Amber Gray

Studying Latin America

Blend the study of anthropology, history, the arts, economics and more while building an awareness of non-Western cultures in Latin American Studies. Develop a strong cultural perspective and language skills in preparation for a career in international business, diplomatic service, foreign policy or other related fields.

Fast Facts

  • Live and study for a semester or a year in Spain or Latin America
  • Internship opportunities at many study abroad sites
  • Interdisciplinary major
  • Opportunity to gain teaching and mentoring experience as departmental tutor
  • International, intercultural competency to enhance employability
  • Education
  • International business or non-profit
  • Social services
  • Law
  • Diplomacy
  • Tourism
  • Arts and culture organizations
Salary $25,000 - $100,000 per year, based on national averages
Degree Roadmap

For information for undergraduate degree requirements, go to: Latin American Studies

Degree Prep

Useful degree preparation includes:

  • language study
  • writing and literature
  • history
  • arts
  • AP courses and exams

$9,000 awarded annually to Modern Languages & Cultures students, usually in $150-$2,000 amounts

Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.

Lab Fees
  • Lab fees: $0 - $36
  • Study abroad (cost in addition to regular UI tuition & fees): $0 - $15,000/semester
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Hands-On Learning
  • Language lab assistant
  • Departmental tutor
  • Community service-learning opportunities

  • Idaho Trade Office (Guadalajara, Mexico)
  • State and non-governmental organizations
  • Health and science organizations
  • Art and archaeology museums
  • Marine biology and chemistry laboratories

  • Spanish conversation group
  • American Language and Culture/International Students Conversation Partners
  • Day of the Dead Celebration
  • Participation in Office of Multicultural Affairs/College Assistant Migrant Program Activities