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Hispanic Studies

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Program Information

School:University of Victoria
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Hispanic-Am./Puerto Rican/Mexican-Am./Chicano Studies
Description:The Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies considers the study of Spanish and Italian to be essential components in the acquisition of a liberal arts education. The mission of the Department is to lay a linguistic foundation and promote the knowledge of the literature and cultures of Spanish, Latin American and Italian societies, to which many North Americans have strong historic ties.

Students wishing to obtain a B.A. in Hispanic Studies or Latin American Studies pursue, in addition to language courses, a track of studies in Spanish and Latin American literature and culture. These courses are varied in content and provide the opportunity for intensive study. They range from medieval Spanish literature to the contemporary literatures of Spain and Latin America. Students wishing to enrol in the Honours Program must first obtain the approval of the department Chair. Admission to the Honours Program normally requires a minimum GPA of 7.0 in upper-level Hispanic Studies courses.
URL:Hispanic Studies at University of Victoria
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,428
International: $22,783

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75 to 100

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Five additional 4U/M courses.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 10, 2018