Latin American Studies, A.A.-B.A.

This is a suggested course plan. It is highly recommended that you meet regularly with your academic advisor to determine your course selection and progress toward graduation. 

This catalog also includes a complete list of requirements for the Latin American Studies B.A. degree.

North Carolina Community College

UGETC Curriculum

UGETCEnglish composition (ENG 111 + ENG 112 = UNC ENGL 105)6
UGETCHumanities/Fine Arts/Communications (3 courses from at least 2 different disciplines; see UGETC list below)9
UGETCSocial and Behavioral Sciences (3 courses from at least 2 different disciplines; see UGETC list below)9
UGETCMathematics (see UGETC list below)3-4
UGETCNatural Sciences (see UGETC list below)4
Total Hours31-32

Additional General Education Courses

Spanish or Portuguese through level four 112
SPA 111
Elementary Spanish I (UNC SPAN 101)
SPA 112
Elementary Spanish II (UNC SPAN 102)
SPA 211
Intermediate Spanish I (UNC SPAN 203)
SPA 212
Intermediate Spanish II (UNC SPAN 204) 3
OR
POR 111
Elementary Portuguese I (UNC PORT 101)
POR 112
Elementary Portuguese II (UNC PORT 102)
POR 211
Intermediate Portuguese I (UNC PORT 203)
POR 212
Intermediate Portuguese II (UNC PORT 204) 4
Electives1-2
Total Hours13-14

Other Required Hours

ACA 122College Transfer Success (UNC GENR ---)1
SPA 221Spanish Conversation (UNC SPAN 255) 2, 53
Electives11
Total Hours15
Total Community College Hours 60

UNC Chapel Hill

Semester 5

LTAM 101Introduction to Latin American Studies (Fall Only) 13
Spanish or Portuguese through at least the fifth-semester course 1, 20-3
One course from the primary sequence 1, 33
LFIT ---Lifetime Fitness1
Minor course #1 or Sup Gen Ed course #13
Electives3-6
Total Hours16

Semester 6

One course from each of the three additional sequences 1, 39
One course from the primary sequence 1, 33
Minor course #2 or Sup Gen Ed course #23
Total Hours15

Semester 7

LTAM 697Capstone Seminar (Fall Only) 13
One course from each of the three additional sequences 1, 39
Minor course #3 or Sup Gen Ed course #33
Total Hours15

Semester 8

Two courses from the primary sequence 1, 36
Minor course #4 or elective3
Minor course #5 or elective3
Elective3
Total Hours15

UGETC Course List (A.A. Curriculum) 

English Composition (two courses)6
ENG 111Writing & Inquiry 1
ENG 112Writing/Research in the Disciplines 1
Humanities/Fine Arts (three courses from at least two different disciplines)9
ART 111Art Appreciation (UNC GENR 180)
ART 114Art History Survey I (UNC ARTH 151)
ART 115 Art History Survey II (UNC ARTH 152)
COM 120Introduction to Interpersonal Communication (UNC COMM 120), OR
COM 231
Public Speaking (UNC COMM 113)
DRA 111Theatre Appreciation (UNC DRAM 116)
ENG 231American Literature I (UNC ENGL 128) 2
ENG 232American Literature II (UNC ENGL 128) 2
ENG 241British Literature I (UNC ENGL 120) 2
ENG 242British Literature II (UNC ENGL 121) 2
MUS 110Music Appreciation (UNC MUSC 141)
MUS 112Introduction to Jazz (UNC MUSC 145)
PHI 215Philosophical Issues (UNC PHIL 101) 2
PHI 240Introduction to Ethics (UNC PHIL 160) 2
Social/Behavioral Science (three coures from at least two different disciplines)9
ECO 251Principles of Microeconomics (UNC GENR 140) 3
ECO 252Principles of Macroeconomics (UNC GENR 140) 3
HIS 111World Civilizations I (UNC GENR 157)
HIS 112World Civilizations II (UNC GENR 150)
HIS 131American History I (UNC HIST 127)
HIS 132American History II (UNC HIST 128)
POL 120American Government (UNC POLI 100)
PSY 150General Psychology (UNC PSYC 101)
SOC 210Introduction to Sociology (UNC SOCI 101)
Mathematics (select one course)3-4
MAT 143Quantitative Literacy (UNC MATH 118)
MAT 152Statistical Methods I (UNC STOR 155)
MAT 171Pre-calculus Algebra (UNC MATH 110P)
Natural Sciences (select 4 SCH from the following courses):4
AST 111/111ADescriptive Astronomy I and Lab (UNC ASTR 101/101L)
AST 151/151AGeneral Astronomy I and lab I (UNC ASTR 101/101L)
BIO 110Principles of Biology (UNC GENR 130)
BIO 111General Biology (UNC BIOL 101/101L)
CHM 151General Chemistry I (UNC CHEM 101/101L)
GEL 111Introduction Geology (UNC GEOL 101/101L)
PHY 110/110AConceptual Physics and Lab (UNC PHYS 101)
Total Hours31-32

Additional Resources

Applying to Carolina

Advising and Community College Course Selection

  • For UGETC, Pre-Major, Elective, or GEC course options, please refer to the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement transfer course list.
  • Students should work with their community college academic advisor to ensure appropriate course selection for AA/AS degree completion.

Additional Resources

  • To find out how your N.C. community college coursework will transfer to UNC, please view the Common Curriculum.