Latin American & Iberian Studies Advisor: Dr. Monica Dominguez Torres
308 Old College
The Latin American & Iberian Studies Program offers both a major and minor designed to prepare undergraduate students for careers relating to Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula. This interdisciplinary program provides students with comprehensive training in Spanish language as well as Latin American and Iberian literature, history, politics, geography, and anthropology. Portuguese language & history courses are also available.
Many career opportunities are open to students who major in Latin American & Iberian Studies. Because of their linguistic training and in-depth knowledge of the area, graduates of the program often find employment in government, including the foreign services, as well as in international business and banking, social work, educational organizations and non-governmental organizations that work extensively in Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula. In addition, graduates are well prepared to pursue advanced degrees in Latin American & Iberian Studies.
The minor in Latin American & Iberian Studies is an interdisciplinary program designed to provide graduates with an organized focus for their interests in Latin America. The program is designed to enhance, rather than substitute for, a student’s disciplinary major.