Latin American and Caribbean Studies Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the major program students should have acquired the skills,
knowledge, and/or abilities to:
1) Identify major issues/problems/trends concerning Latin America and the
Caribbean, with emphasis on the specialization of one country in particular.
2) Demonstrate proficiency in Spanish, French or Portuguese or demonstrate
knowledge of major themes in Spanish, French, or Portuguese literature and
3) Conduct a sustained and independent research project on a topic related to LACS
that includes research in a Latin American or Caribbean country.
4) Develop cultural proficiency by spending extended time (one full trimester) in
Latin America or the Caribbean