The core of the program is a minor in Latin American Studies. The minor aims to give students well-rounded training that complements their major area of study and to make this training easily recognized on a graduating student's transcript. The minor integrates diverse university coursework related to Latin America. Latin American Studies are of increasing importance in the LASPUnited States,
Where Hispanics are rapidly becoming the largest minority group and domestic politics, economics, and culture are continually interwoven with those of Latin America. The concentration seeks to provide the critical international perspective increasingly demanded of informed citizens.
Interested students should contact LASP Acting Director Holly Rivers to enroll in the program and select courses. Students with foreign program experience in Latin America may receive credit toward the LASP minor.
The Latin American Studies Program is administered by the Kellogg Institute for International Studies.