Latin American and Latino Studies School of Interdisciplinary Studies

Latin American and Latino Studies

Latin American and Latino Studies minor (LALS) is a vibrant cross-territorial, interdisciplinary program that brings together the study of Latin America, Latino communities in the U.S. and the Caribbean. You can complete a 15-credit minor that will internationalize your course of study and enhance potential career objectives. As a student in LALS you will study the similarities and differences among the histories, cultures, social institutions and political systems of countries throughout the Americas and in the Caribbean island-nations. In addition, you can study the history and influence of European colonization, slavery, migration, cultural and economic trade, transnationality, and globalization on the region. 

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