International Studies (Latin American Studies)

I am Interested in This Major

Latin American Studies is offered as an emphasis area for the BA in International Studies. The Latin American Studies emphasis is designed to offer, in addition to linguistic competency in Spanish or Portuguese, a broad base of knowledge about Latin American politics, literature, economics and culture. This field of inquiry, alone or in combination with another discipline, is in high demand throughout the world and can provide students with an indisputable competitive edge in the contemporary professional arena. Students who graduate with an emphasis in Latin American Studies will be fully prepared to pursue graduate study in Latin American Studies programs offered around the country. Students are encouraged to study abroad in one of many program opportunities in Spain, Mexico, Central and South America, Brazil or the Caribbean.

Common Career Paths

You can do nearly anything with a Mizzou degree, but here are some common career paths taken by graduates of this major: