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Degree

Bachelor of Arts - Spanish and Latin American Studies

About the program

  • 17,208 CAD

    Tuition
  • 4 years

    Years of study
  • 3 years

    PGWP Duration
  • 70 out of 100

    Minimum required GPA

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-September 01-June-2022 01-June-2022
Winter-January 01-October-2022 01-October-2022

Bachelor of Arts - Spanish and Latin American Studies

This program explores Spanish culture and study literature and media to develop skills in oral communication, grammar, and composition.


Discovering Spanish And Latin American Studies:

Spanish is one of the world's most common languages. 

It is the first language of Spain, Mexico, most of South America, and a large part of the United States and the Caribbean population. 

It is becoming an increasingly important language in global trade and commerce.

The Romance Language Department offers both majors and honours programs in Spanish and DELE in Spanish.

The department comprises dynamic and devoted faculty responsible for delivering an ambitious program. 

Due to its association with the Hispanic worlds, all having immeasurable intellectual and artistic impacts on the development of Western culture and humanism, the Romance Languages Department has a pivotal role to play in a liberal arts curriculum.

An introductory course for beginners leads to advanced courses in grammar, conversation and composition, translation, and Spanish and Latin American literature.

 

Critical and Transferable Skills:

Students studying Spanish at St. Thomas will be fostered as global citizens through exposure to the diverse Hispanic cultures through literaturecultural mediacinema, and art

Courses in Spanish provide students with skills in oral communicationgrammarcompositiontranslationliterature, and cultural studies.

Students may complement their language studies at St. Thomas with programs offered in Latin America or Spain.

Most importantly, students are made acutely aware of issues and questions that challenge humanity in different global cultures and regions.

Students become less ethnocentricmore tolerant and gain an appreciation of alternate sociocultural practices, attitudes, and beliefs.

 

You Might Be Interested In Studying Spanish And Latin American Studies If...

  • You want to increase your language proficiency or become bilingual
  • You want to learn about another culture
  • You want to become a global citizen

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Accommodation

$28,248

Total costs

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$6,912

Cost of living

1 person

$4,128

Accommodation

1 bed room

$17,208

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1 person

Academic Requirements

The Bachelor of Arts program is open to high school applicants, transfer applicants, returning students, and adult learners.

 

General requirement:

  • High school graduation
  • Minimum average of 70% on five successfully completed Grade 12 academic courses including Grade 12 academic English (or French for applicants from Francophone schools)
  • Four Grade 12 academic electives from the list below

 

China (PRC)

Senior High School Graduation Examination and Chinese National University Entrance Examinations.

India

An average of "satisfactory" 70% on five academic courses on the India Senior School Certificate awarded by Central Board of Secondary Education/Indian School Certificate (awarded by Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations - CISCE).

Year 12 State Board Exams with excellent results will also be considered individually.

Iran

High School Diploma and Pre-university Year Certificate.

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Letter of intent (If Applicable)
  • Writing Sample (If Applicable)

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6.5
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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

TOEFL

89
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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

PTE

61
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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

Cambridge

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Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Duolingo English Test (DET): Minimum score of 105 

 

Within the Bachelor of Arts, St. Thomas offers a unique English as a Second Language (ESL) programme for students whose level of English proficiency is not high enough to pursue regular studies at an English-language university. 

These students are provided the opportunity to begin university studies for credit while they continue to improve their language skills in a planned, individualized programme of study.

To be eligible for this program, students must have:

  • TOEFL 61 - 89
  • IELTS 5.0 - 6.5
  • PTE 50 - 61
  • and the equivalent on other tests.

 

All of the courses students take in the ESL programme carry academic credit.


Career Opportunities

  • Journalist with the Spanish and Latin newspapers
  • Diplomatic Service at the Spanish Embassy in other countries
  • Secondary School teaching in Spain and Latin America
  • Director of Marketing
  • Bookseller
  • Public Relations
  • University Administrator
  • University Lecturer

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