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Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies

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    (NY, Dartmouth '95)
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    (VA, Dartmouth '99)
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    (CO, Dartmouth '03)
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    (Dartmouth '99)
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    (NY, Dartmouth '01)
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    (MA, Dartmouth '97)
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    (NY, Dartmouth '06)

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Major Description

Students must gain a competency in Spanish or Portuguese by their sixth term and are strongly encouraged to study a second language, preferably Portuguese, Spanish, or French, while taking courses that include a wide variety of elements of geography, humanities, political science, history and anthropology to provide them with a broad base of regional studies and to introduce them to major figures and trends in Latin American and Caribbean Literature.

Skills Acquired

What is this?

  • Critical Thinking
  • Cultural Competency & Adaptability
  • Creativity and Creative Initiative
  • Research Skills
  • Oral & Written Communication

Possible Career Paths

  • International Business
  • International Relations/ Government
  • Nonprofit/Government
  • Language Services/Education
  • Journalism

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Last Updated: 3/27/13