The Latin American and Latino/a Studies Concentration within the interdisciplinary studies major allows students to approach the study of Latin America as an area from an interdisciplinary perspective. Watch this short video to meet some students in the program.
The Latin American and Latino/a Studies Concentration is appropriate for those intending to pursue Latin American and Latino/a Studies or Spanish at the graduate level, for those anticipating living or working in Latin America, or for those wishing to acquire expertise in Latin America for a career in government or business.
The Latin American and Latino/a Studies Committee administers the program. Students should select one of the members of the committee as an adviser.
Training in Latin American and Latino/a Studies is an excellent preparation for careers in education, business and government. Graduates find employment with businesses such as export/import companies, international banks, tour and travel companies, and the international media. Government agencies, such as the State Department and the Department of Immigration, seek individuals trained in Latin American and Latino/a Studies. Employment opportunities exist for translators, researchers, and in other areas.