As a student of Latino-Latin American Studies, you’ll embrace an interdisciplinary approach to the culture, development, resources, history, and societies of Latin America and the Caribbean, and Latino/a peoples dispersed around the globe. This innovative program is designed to promote awareness and understanding of the many issues faced by the Latino and Latin American peoples of the western hemisphere.

Students enjoy a wide range of faculty from several departments who provide a stimulating entry into the interrelated worlds of Latino America and Latin America. Graduates of the program leave prepared for a number of careers in public interest, government and foreign affairs, education and the private sector.

Sample Courses

Core coursework covers Spanish, anthropology, and history. Sample courses include:

  • South American Cultures
  • Globalization and its Discontents in Latin America
  • Politics of Latin America
  • Nobel Prize Writers of the Spanish-Speaking World
  • Women, Myth and Nation in Latin American Literature
  • Hispanic Caribbean Narrative and Film

Practical Experience

Boost your coursework through experiential and real-world learning opportunities.

  • Affect change for the Latino community as a member of L.U.C.H.A. (Latino Undergraduates Creating History in America).
  • Enhance your academic experience as a Renée Crowne University Honors student.
  • Attend University lectures and network with resident and visiting experts.
  • Delve into your coursework as a student contributor to faculty research.

Study Abroad

Well-known among the top international education providers in the U.S., SU Abroad is a storied part of the SU experience. With over 100 programs in 60 countries, almost half of all students go abroad during their time at Syracuse. Latino-Latin American Studies students have gone abroad in Madrid, Santiago, and other Spanish-speaking cities.

Life after Syracuse University

With a degree in Latino-Latin American Studies you can explore such careers as:

  • Diplomat
  • Community Activist
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Interpreter
  • Reporter
  • Public Interest Advocate

Or, continue your education with a graduate degree in the areas of law, education, business, or sociology.

Learn more about Latino-Latin American Studies.