This interdisciplinary major is offered and administered by the Department of Hispanic Studies. The major integrates the academic resources of all Connecticut College departments and programs that offer coursework on Latin America and Latinos living in the US, complementing and enhancing the understanding of both gained through interdisciplinary instruction.
The core curriculum of the Latin American and Latino Studies major provides a solid foundation of knowledge, a rigorous interdisciplinary methodology, and language proficiency in Spanish. Flexibility in the major offers each student the opportunity to explore a more specialized topic, region, or discipline of interest. Students are strongly encouraged to study away or complete an internship abroad or in the United States.
The Latin American and Latino Studies major consists of a minimum of nine courses taken in the Department of Hispanic Studies and in other Connecticut College departments and programs that offer courses on Latin America and Latinos in the US.