Latin American & Caribbean Studies
Latin American & Caribbean Studies Minor
The Latin American and Caribbean Studies minor is an interdisciplinary minor, combining the study of humanities and social sciences related to the region with the study of languages and experience in the region.
The Minor at a glance
Related College-sponsored study away opportunities
Faculty members on the minor steering committee
Academic focus areas explored in the LACS minor
What Makes LACS at Allegheny Stand Out?
Minor credits must be completed in at least three departments, often being: political science, history, and modern languages.
Study Away Encouraged
Work must include coursework taken in residence and coursework taken at an accredited Latin American university or research institution.
Students must demonstrate proficiency in Spanish or Portuguese through coursework.
Joanna Berry, Alumna
Class of 2018, Biology Major/Latin American and Caribbean Studies Minor
“ Critical thinking is second nature at Allegheny. We are constantly being challenged to analyze and to defend an opinion. Having an interdisciplinary minor allows me to pull concepts and ideas together from different classes. ”