Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies
The Department of Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies offers an interdisciplinary program of study that examines the diverse histories, politics, social experiences, and cultural representations of Caribbean nations and of communities of Latin American and Caribbean origin in the United States.
Students are exposed to a wide range of perspectives drawn from the social sciences and the humanities. The department of Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies works closely with other departments to foster a more comprehensive learning experience for its students. Students are strongly advised to double major whenever possible, and the faculty works closely with students who wish to pursue individual programs of study. Academic and cultural activities are scheduled regularly to supplement and enrich the classroom experience. The department's interdisciplinary structure supports collaborative research and a coordinated and coherent curriculum that draws from diverse perspectives.
Our course offerings are structured around five general thematic clusters, although some of our courses integrate more than one of these approaches: