Get your B.A. in Latin American Studies
About the Major
Explore the languages, cultures, history, and politics of Latin America. The major emphasizes community engagement, foreign language acquisition, and international relations.
Study environment and development issues in Latin America
Learn about the gender and health on the border
Explore the literature, music, and food of Latin American regions
You take classes from internationally renowned Latin American scholars near a border town. LAS offers a wide variety of courses and encourages close relationships between faculty, staff, undergraduate, and graduate students.
Sample courses include:
- LAS 195A: The U.S.-Mexico Border: From Separation to Integration in a Globalizing World
- LAS 230: Latin America: Food and Culture
- LAS 280: Brazilian Identity: Class, Race, and Citizenship
- LAS 356: Indigenous Resistance in Latin America: Democracy from Below
- LAS 405: Sabores de México