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Bachelor of Arts in Latin American and Iberian Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Latin American and Iberian Studies

University of Delaware

Newark Campus, Newark, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    531-540
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
Latin American & Iberian Studies focuses on issues of Latin American history, geography, politics and culture. Our subject matter encompasses a wide range of topics including art and literature, indigenous cultures, the colonial legacy, nationalism, liberalism and globalization, and problems of gender, race, and economic inequality. Latin American & Iberian Studies prepares students with the practical and theoretical tools they will need to think and work in the globalized arena of the 21st century. It is designed to prepare undergraduate students for careers as specialists in Latin America. This interdepartmental program provides students with comprehensive training in Latin American history, politics, geography, anthropology, literature and the arts, and Spanish language and literature. Elective fields of study include Women’s Studies, Economics, Sociology, and Portuguese language. In addition, all students are encouraged to attend a semester or winter program of study abroad in a Latin American country. Typical career paths: Many career opportunities are open to students who major in Latin American Studies. Because of their linguistic training and in-depth knowledge of the area, graduates of the program often seek employment in government, including the Foreign Service, international business and banking, and non-governmental organizations that work extensively in Latin America. In addition, graduates are well-prepared to pursue advanced degrees either in Latin American Studies or in a related discipline.