Academic Catalog 2020-2021 
    Dec 05, 2022  
Academic Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Latin American and Caribbean Studies (ID), B.A.

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Requirements for the Interdepartmental Major:

Eight courses from at least two concentrations: 1. Humanities and Arts; 2. Social Sciences; 3. Student Designed Concentration (e.g., Biology, Environmental Studies, Geology, to be designed in consultation with the LACS Director and the student’s academic adviser), including:

Requirements for Honors in Latin American and Caribbean Studies:

To be eligible for honors, a student must (1) attain a minimum index of 3.50 in courses counted toward the major; (2) a cumulative index of 3.30 or better; (3) a grade of “A minus” or higher on the senior project (a two-term senior project for LACS Majors); and (4) oral exam based on the Senior Project before LACS faculty and an additional presentation of the work at Steinmetz or another public academic venue.

Course Selection Guidelines:

Students seeking to double major in LACS and another subject that also requires a two-term thesis must present a proposal and obtain written permission from LACS director and the other department chair.

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