Latin American Studies
Learn about and appreciate the cultures and socio-cultural issues in Latin America
The Latin American Studies minor allows you to examine the issues, cultures and languages of Latin America from a variety of perspectives. This knowledge can be applied in many important ways within the U.S. and internationally, and is an especially attractive skill to potential employers with interests in the region.
What will I learn?
You will gain respect for, and understand the issues of, Latin American countries through an interdisciplinary learning approach. By incorporating coursework from several different academic areas, you will have the capacity to see the big picture, exactly the sort of expertise that will create new and rewarding career opportunities for you.
Study the major historical, social and geographical factors which shape contemporary Latin American culture.
Expand your horizons
Many of our students come to Simpson wanting to expand their understanding of the world. If that sounds like you, a minor in Latin American Studies will prove worthwhile. Earning a minor allows you flexibility to apply acquired knowledge to your chosen major, creating a marketable combination for the future.
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