Latin American & Caribbean Studies Pathway

 The Latin American & Caribbean Studies Pathway helps prepare students interested in working with Latin
 American/Caribbean communities in the United States and abroad. It provides students with the
 opportunity to expand their knowledge and language skills with integrative work in a wide variety of
 fields. Intermediate-level language courses are included in this Pathway.

Each Pathway must contain 4 courses covering a minimum of 3 different disciplines. In addition to the courses listed below, Honors and special-topics courses may be used in Pathways if they have been approved for this purpose. See here for a list of Fall 2015 course offerings applicable to Pathways.

  • ANTH 233 Native Americans
  • ART 255 Pre-Columbian Art
  • FREN language courses at the intermediate level and beyond
  • HIST 273 Colonial Latin America
  • HIST 274 Modern Latin America
  • POSC 213 Politics of Human Rights
  • POSC 236 Politics of Developing Areas
  • POSC 350 Latin American Politics
  • REST 219 Sociology of Religion
  • REST 225 Global Liberation Theology
  • SPAN language courses at the intermediate level and beyond
  • SPAN 260 Cultures of Latin America *taught in Spanish
  • SPAN 335 Themes in Latin American Cinema *taught in Spanish


Students may also select one of the non-breadth area courses below for this Pathway:

  • MDIA 442 Topics in Global Cinema *contingent on appropriate course topic (e.g. Brazilian Cinema)
  • SOCW 395 Social Work with Diverse Populations *prereqs SOC 101 & SOCW 230