Juniors and Seniors with a grade point average of 3.5 or better may enroll in selected MA seminars at CLACS, with permission. Contact CLACS Director Jill Lane (jill.lane@nyu.edu). 

 
Major and Minor in Latin American Studies

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The Major: An interdisciplinary major in the history, politics, and cultures of Central and South America and the Caribbean. The major consists of 9 courses and demonstrated language ability in advanced Spanish and either intensive elementary Portuguese or elementary Quechua.

  • Required: Iberian Atlantic or other course on colonial Latin America; and one survey course of Latin American culture, history or politics, plus 7 electives related to the field drawn from any department at the University.

The Minor: An interdisciplinary minor in the history, politics, and cultures of Central and South America and the Caribbean. The minor consists of 5 courses and demonstrated language ability in advanced Spanish. 

  • Required: one survey course of Latin American culture, history or politics, plus 4 electives related to the field drawn from any department at the University.

 

Accelerated BA/MA in Latin American and Caribbean Studies

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