Majors in the Department of Latino and Caribbean Studies will:

  1. be familiar with several of the disciplines that comprise the field of Latino and/or Caribbean studies, including but not limited to: anthropology, art history, cinema studies, education, geography, history, literature, media studies, music, philosophy, political science, sociology, and women’s and gender studies.
  2. develop critical thinking skills and the ability to speak and write clearly and analytically.
  3. employ different research methodologies and interdisciplinary approaches in the humanities and/or social sciences, demonstrating proficiency in one or more of the following areas: historical, political, sociological, anthropological, environmental, philosophical, literary, visual, cinematic, musical, and/or performative analysis.  
  4. develop multi- and inter-cultural competence and sensitivity to issues particular to Latino and/or Caribbean experience(s).
  5. conduct individual research to formulate rigorous and convincing arguments in the field of Latino and/or Caribbean studies; honors students will perform and present original research.