Jun 24, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Interdisciplinary Programs Major, BA – Latin American and Caribbean Studies Concentration – General Studies Track

Kristen Block, History, Chair

The Latin American and Caribbean Studies program offers students a broad sampling of courses from numerous academic disciplines, which enables comprehensive and integrated study of Latin American and Caribbean histories, cultures, societies, politics and languages. The program also facilitates insight into the experiences of Latinos living in the US and elsewhere and prepares students to examine and critique economic, social, and political hierarchies. A major and minor are sponsored by the joint efforts of professors from such departments as Anthropology, Geography, History, Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, Political Science, Religious Studies, and Sociology.

College Requirements

Arts and Sciences  

Major Requirements

The general studies track requires 30 hours taken from courses offered by at least three different academic departments.

Select 3 hours:

  • Any upper division course taught in French, Portuguese, or Spanish.

Select 27 hours (at least 21 hours must be upper division):


Additional courses not listed above may be petitioned for credit upon successful completion with the Chair of Latin American and Caribbean studies when the course contains significant content focused on Latin America, the Caribbean and/or Latinos in the United States and elsewhere.



* Meets Volunteer Core Requirements