Latin American Studies

Latin American Studies

Bienvenido to Latin American Studies

The Latin American Studies Program (LAS) at Canisius offers an interdisciplinary major and minor, and is one of the few programs in the nation that focuses on both Latino and Latin American/Caribbean studies.

Students in the Latin American Studies Program Will:

  • Apply knowledge of Latin American government, politics, business, and public policy to contemporary issues and themes in writing projects and presentations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Latin American history and how it relates to contemporary issues, and apply these themes in writing projects and presentations.
  • Communicate at the intermediate level in Spanish.
  • Apply knowledge of Latin American and Latino literature and culture to contemporary issues and themes in writing projects and presentations.

Career Opportunities with a Latin American Studies Degree

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