The Latin American Studies program is an interdisciplinary
program, meaning we offer an array of courses from
different academic departments. You can study
anthropology, economics, geography, political science,
Spanish or Portuguese, literature, history, and much more! Southern California is strongly linked, both culturally
and economically, with the countries of Latin America. By offering in-depth, interdisciplinary
this fascinating region, the major in Latin American Studies provides
foundation for the ever-increasing number of career possibilities.
long-term objective is international employment in Latin America,
one of California's Hispanic communities, or preparation for graduate
Latin American studies major provides a solid academic foundation. By pursuing a broad yet in-depth
course of study, Latin American Studies students
are well equipped to enter many fields and occupations as teachers
in the United
States or Latin America, as business people sensitive to Latin
and culture, or as journalists, lawyers, and doctors where contact
with Latin America or Latin Americans in the United States is important.
The Latin American Studies major at Cal State Fullerton
||Excellent Credentials -
Our program is one of the highest-ranked, most diverse Latin
American studies programs in California.
||Outstanding Faculty - Our
award-winning faculty hold advanced degrees from some of
the country's most prestigious universities such as Princeton,
Tulane, Berkeley and the University of Texas.
||Great Students - Our students
report a high level of satisfaction with their major. They
also engage in a wide variety of extracurricular social and
||Course Variety - Our elective
courses are drawn from a wide array of academic departments.
This allows students the flexibility to pursue the Latin
American topics that most interest them.