2020-2021 University Catalog 
    Jun 18, 2024  
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Africana & Latin American Studies Major, Latin American Studies Emphasis

Coordinator Barreto

Latin America has a complex history, a variety of cultures and political systems, arts and literature of international stature, and an important place in world affairs. The ALST Latin American concentration offers students the opportunity to undertake a comparative and interdisciplinary study of Latin American society and culture, drawing from such disciplines as anthropology, archaeology, art and art history, economics, geography, history, literature and literary criticism, political science, and music.

For more information about the program, honors/high honors, transfer credit, etc., visit the Africana and Latin American studies program  page.

Major Requirements

The requirements for the ALST major with a concentration in Latin American studies are as follows:

Four Electives

Should be chosen in consultation with the coordinator. Of the four electives, at least two courses must be at the 300 level or higher.


Additional Elective

One additional 200- or 300-level elective must be selected from any area of the program outside of the student’s primary concentration.

Senior Capstone Seminar

  is the senior capstone seminar and is required for all majors. In the event that UNST 410  is not offered, students may substitute another seminar in consultation with the coordinator and the program director.

Honors and High Honors

Students interested in pursuing honors can find the additional requirements on the Africana and Latin American Studies  program page.

Africana & Latin American Studies Program

For more information about the program, including Faculty, transfer credit, awards, etc., please visit the Africana and Latin American Studies  program page.