Latin American & Caribbean Studies Minor
The Latin American & Caribbean Studies minor brings together resources from across academic disciplines including business, history, political science, foreign languages, economics, sociology and religious studies.
Latin America and the Caribbean are among the most culturally, politically and economically important regions to the United States. Understanding the diverse historical, cultural, economic and political developments in Latin America and the Caribbean provides students with intellectual advantages in many areas of study and future career paths.
The Latin American & Caribbean Studies minor contributes significantly to a variety of majors such as comparative literature, history, economics, business, sociology, religious studies, environmental science, foreign languages, political science and philosophy.
This minor encourages students to study and learn about Latin America and the Caribbean from interdisciplinary, theoretical, practical and experiential perspectives.
For example, one such internship opportunity is working on economic development for a nongovernmental agency in Nicaragua while taking courses at the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua-León, Nicaragua’s oldest and most prestigious university.