Program Learning Outcomes - Latin American Studies

Bachelor of Arts

Graduates in Latin American Studies will:
  1. Communicate competently in Spanish or another language from Latin America;
  2. Examine their core interest through two or more disciplinary approaches;
  3. Draw connections between the unifying elements of the Latin American experience and their manifestations in particular regions, countries, and cultures; and
  4. Articulate the ways in which an immersion experience altered their understanding of Latin America.

Why major or minor in Latin American Studies?

  • Develop significant language skills to communicate competently in Spanish or another language from Latin America.
  • Develop cross-cultural understanding by drawing connections between the unifying elements of the Latin American experience and their manifestations in particular regions, countries, and cultures.
  • Apply an interdisciplinary approach to incorporating Latin American perspectives in the analysis of a variety of problems
  • Develop a deeper understanding of our geographical neighbors and members of our communities with Latin American heritage through an immersion experience in a Latin American country


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