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College Of Arts And Sciences
Latin American & Caribbean Studies
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Why Latin American & Caribbean Studies?

The minor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies allows students to pursue an interdisciplinary course of study that provides a broad overview of Latin America and the Caribbean. Students are introduced to the principal historical, social, and cultural themes in the region, and through their electives, they are also able to develop more detailed knowledge of specific subjects in the region, such as the history of a particular country or the literature of a particular period.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Social Sciences
  • History
  • Literature
  • Cultural Studies

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • French Caribbean Literature
  • The Literature of Imperialism
  • Journalism and Truth
  • Hispanic Cultures in Contact

ADMISSION INFO:

Completion of the minor requires 18 credits.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • LAC Internship
  • Consultant
  • Assistant Professor
  • Citizen Security/Violence Prevention Advisor

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • TechnoServe
  • Pan American Development Foundation
  • University at Albany
  • ME&A

Interested in this Minor?

Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center

Chair: Lena Burgos-Lafuente

Office: Social & Behavioral Sciences, N-335

Phone: (631) 632-7517

College Of Arts And Sciences
Latin American & Caribbean Studies
Back to all Programs

Why Latin American & Caribbean Studies?

The minor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies allows students to pursue an interdisciplinary course of study that provides a broad overview of Latin America and the Caribbean. Students are introduced to the principal historical, social, and cultural themes in the region, and through their electives, they are also able to develop more detailed knowledge of specific subjects in the region, such as the history of a particular country or the literature of a particular period.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Social Sciences
  • History
  • Literature
  • Cultural Studies

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • French Caribbean Literature
  • The Literature of Imperialism
  • Journalism and Truth
  • Hispanic Cultures in Contact

ADMISSION INFO:

Completion of the minor requires 18 credits.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • LAC Internship
  • Consultant
  • Assistant Professor
  • Citizen Security/Violence Prevention Advisor

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • TechnoServe
  • Pan American Development Foundation
  • University at Albany
  • ME&A

Interested in this Minor?

Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center

Chair: Lena Burgos-Lafuente

Office: Social & Behavioral Sciences, N-335

Phone: (631) 632-7517

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