Latin American Area StudiesPrint
Topics of Study
In this program, you will focus on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the Hispanic peoples of the North and South American Continents outside Canada and the United States, including the study of the Pre-Columbian period and the flow of immigrants from other societies. This includes the major islands of the Caribbean Sea and related borderlands.
- A bachelor's degree is often required to enter occupations related to these majors, such as archaeologist, anthropologist, sociologist, journalist, diplomat, lobbyist, consultant, translator, foreign exchange trader, or foreign service officer.
- A graduate degree is usually required for advancement into administrative positions in business or in the field of higher education.