Latin American and Caribbean Studies

The Latin American and Caribbean Studies program offers Berry students the opportunity to explore one of the world’s most diverse and fascinating regions. Latino immigration to the United States and the increasing global importance of Latin America and the Caribbean mean that there is a growing need for persons with the skills and knowledge necessary for collaborating effectively with these cultures.

If this region of the world interests you, take a close look at Berry’s minor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies. The Latin American and Caribbean Studies program opens doors for all students interested in building their knowledge base and experience, including those with Latino, Latin American and Caribbean heritage. In addition, the program can prove beneficial for students planning to attend graduate school in many disciplines.

The program is open to students of all majors and consists of 18 hours of coursework. Students can also participate in a student-led English as a Second Language program for the Rome, Ga., community, special on-campus events, guest speakers, films, study abroad opportunities and related internships.

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