Latino-Latin American Studies


The Latino-Latin American Studies program of the College of Arts and Sciences leads to the B.A. degree and embraces an interdisciplinary approach to the culture, development, resources, history, and societies of Latin America and the Caribbean, and Latino/a peoples dispersed around the globe. This recently modified and innovative program is designed to promote awareness and understanding of the many issues faced by the Latino and Latin American peoples of the western hemisphere. A wide range of faculty from several departments and with complementary perspectives provide a stimulating entry into the interrelated worlds of Latino America and Latin America.


Major Requirements(+)

Students are required to take 30 credits of coursework, 24 of which are in courses numbered above 299. Courses should be selected from the following list in consultation with the advisor. Additional courses in Anthropology, English and Textual Studies, History, History of Art, History of Music, Geography, Political Sciences and Spanish are recommended and may be petitioned for LAS credit in consultation with the program director.

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Minor Requirements(+)

The minor in Latin American Studies requires a total of 18 credits from the list above; 12 credits are in courses numbered above 299. For Spanish language majors and students whose first language is Spanish, at least 9 credits must be in non-language courses. Students intending to declare a minor in Latin American Studies are strongly advised to contact the Director of the Latino-Latin American Program to discuss the selection of suitable courses and other issues.  "Additional courses in Anthropology, English and Textual Studies, History, History of Music, Geography, Political Sciences and Spanish are recommended and may be petitioned for LAS credit in consultation with the program director."

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Fall 2017 Courses(+)

Events(+)

Project Recovery Conference October 9, 2014 READ MORE

Lecture by Laura Elisa Perez October 8 and also October 15, 2014  READ MORE

Latino-Latin American Studies

Offerings:  BA | minor

Director:
Myrna García-Calderón
mygarcia@syr.edu

Latino-Latin American Studies
441 Hall of Languages
Phone: 315-443-1011
Fax: 315-443-8093
Email: srassocdeancas@syr.edu

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Bachelor of Arts BA
Bachelor of Science BS
Master of Arts MA
Master of Science MS
Education/Teacher Prep MS
Doctor of Philosophy PhD
Minor m
Certificate C