LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES

Estudios Latinoamericanos

Estudos Latino-Americanos

Études latino-américaines

The Latin American Concentration emphasizes the interdisciplinary study of Latin American societies. Courses in this Concentration include history, economics, literature, sociology, political science, anthropology, art, and language skills; these disciplines in combination give students a powerful tool for understanding and interpreting Latin America’s past and present. This Concentration within the International Studies major aims to trace the similarities and differences among the Latin American countries, recognizing the historical origins of current conditions.

The Latin American Concentration emphasizes the interdisciplinary study of Latin American societies. Courses in this Concentration include history, economics, literature, sociology, political science, anthropology, art, and language skills; these disciplines in combination give students a powerful tool for understanding and interpreting Latin America’s past and present. This Concentration within the International Studies major aims to trace the similarities and differences among the Latin American countries, recognizing the historical origins of current conditions.

Trees and statue in Latin America

Concentration Content

  • The International Studies core requirements
  • At least three years of a single Latin American language
  • One semester of geography
  • Two designated courses in Latin American history
  • Eight courses from the following topic areas
    • History and Politics of Latin America
    • Civilization, History, and Literature
    • International Studies

Presently, the Spanish language is offered at Colorado State University, but other languages could be studied in study abroad programs with approval of your advisor for this major.

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