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The Latin American and Latino Studies program will help you explore the cultural contributions of the Latin American community to the global community and the traditions that developed in the region. You will also examine the relationship between peoples and cultures of Latin America, including indigenous, European, Semitic, Arab, Asian and African societies.

The Latin American and Latino Studies curriculum incorporates courses that draw from a variety of fields of study, including:

  • Anthropology
  • Art and art history
  • Geography
  • History
  • International studies
  • Modern languages
  • Philosophy
  • Political science
  • Religious studies
  • Sociology
As a Latin American and Latino Studies major, you will choose to concentrate in one of the following areas:

  • Contemporary Transformations in the Americas
  • Cultural Studies of the Americas
  • Historical Processes and Interpretations of the Americas
  • Latina/o Studies
You are encouraged to participate in one of DePaul's Study Abroad programs in Latin America. You may choose from one of the quarter-long abroad programs in Nogales, Mexico or Mérida, Mexico, or from a short-term program in other parts of Latin America, such as El Salvador, Chile or Argentina.

Internship Possibilities

  • Latino Policy Forum
  • The San Jose Group

What can you do with this degree?

  • Education
  • Governmental work
  • Immigration services
  • International business
  • International relations
  • Nonprofit work
  • Post-graduate study
  • Translation and interpretation
  • Travel services