Latin American Studies

Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu, Peru
Latin American studies covers numerous disciplines such as history, politics, art, geography, gender studies, and sociology and uses them to critically examine and analyze the experiences of Latin Americans in Latin America and elsewhere.
Degree Types: Bachelor of Arts, Minor

Degree Options

  • History
  • Spanish
  • Comparitive Literiture

About the Program

You might like this program if…

  • You’re interested in gaining further understanding of Latin America and the many rich histories and cultures that it encompasses.
    You want to take part in exciting study abroad opportunities to places such as Santiago, Dominican Republic and Sao Paulo, Brazil.
    You’re looking for an interdisciplinary area of study that can lead you toward multiple paths: Anthropology, art, language, and more.
    You want to be involved with a dynamic and diverse community of faculty and students through enriching courses and opportunities.


  • Latin American History
  • Latin American Culture
  • Latin American Politics
  • Spanish Language
  • Portuguese Language

Out-of-Classroom Experiences

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Marketing, Sales, Service (Teach for America)

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This program is housed in the Latin American Studies Program
 at Penn State University Park.
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