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Latin American Studies

The Latin American Studies minor introduces you to the communities, literature, cultures, politics and economics of Latin America and the Caribbean. You’ll also explore the ethnic, linguistic and religious backgrounds of the 650 million people who call the region home. 

Our Courses

As a Latin American Studies minor, you’ll learn the history, anthropology, geography, literature and politics of the region. You’ll also gain language proficiency in Spanish or Portuguese. Find updated course listings and minor requirements in the academic bulletin

Our People

Our faculty associates come from across the university and bring unique perspectives that impart a solid interdisciplinary foundation.      

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