The Latin American & Caribbean Studies Program
Latin American & Caribbean Studies
is an interdisciplinary program that offers students the opportunity to learn about the
history, culture, politics, peoples, and economics of the region and its relations with
the United States, all within the context of a growing and dynamic Caribbean and Latin
American population in New York City. The core courses for the major are drawn from across
the social sciences and the humanities and the arts. Students select courses from the major
in consultation with the program's director or with a member of the Latin American &
Caribbean Studies Committee serving as an advisor. The interdisciplinary specialization of
the major serves the program's graduates well, whether they choose to seek employment in
public or private organizations, to pursue a professional degree, or to go on for graduate
degrees in the social sciences or humanities.
The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program website is undergoing renovation. We hope to have a new, updated site soon. In the meantime, please consult the
online catalog for information about the program and majoring in LACS.
Updated December 28, 2011.