The interdisciplinary program in Latin American and Caribbean Studies allows students to explore the region's civilizations, culture, and society, with particular attention to the ways the region has been shaped by the meeting of Amerindian, African, and European peoples.
The LACS curriculum includes over 70 courses from disciplines both in the College and Williams School, including Anthropology, Art, Business, Economics, English, French, History, Politics Portuguese, Sociology, and Spanish. A Minor in the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program provides a logical complement to a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in any of the majors from these and other departments.
Students who complete the Minor can gain the background necessary for careers in journalism, law, teaching, bilingual education, social work, business, government and international organizations, as well as graduate work in Latin American Studies and related disciplines. Recent graduates have pursued careers in medicine, law, specialized non-profit organizations, business, science research, and urban planning, among others.
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