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International Studies Department

Latin American Studies

Minor, Track

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South of the Border

Study in Mexico, Costa Rica, Brazil, Argentina or Chile. Learn about colonial and modern history, Caribbean literature, migration patterns, race, inequality, economic development, film and much more as a Latin American Studies minor. You’ll acquire an interdisciplinary education on the cultures, history and current issues in Latin America. You'll also attain a basic understanding of a portion of Latin America’s history and the region’s perspectives, values and contributions as you broaden your perspective of the world. This minor will help you better understand your own culture and global interdependence in the 21st century. International Studies majors fulfill a requirement by studying abroad.

College Catalog

For more information about courses for the Latin American Studies minor and the International Studies Department, visit the online, searchable College Catalog. In addition to the Undergraduate Catalog, information includes academic department and major information as well as academic regulations and resources; admission standards and requirements; and tuition, fees and financial aid information.

Hands-on Learning

International Studies students have performed internships at the following:

  • The Washington Center
  • American Friends Service Committee
  • N.C. Justice Center