Latin American Studies

Latin American Studies (LAST) is an interdisciplinary program that is designed to provide an integrated view of Latin America and the Caribbean. The study of the contemporary and historical contours of this diverse region is complemented by concentration in a specific department in the social sciences or humanities. The purpose of the concentration is to assure that the student majoring in Latin American Studies, which is an interdisciplinary program, has mastered the substance and methods of at least one established academic discipline. A student who completes the program will receive a degree in Latin American Studies with a concentration in a particular department. A double major in the department of concentration is an option for Latin American Studies majors.