Latin American Studies
- Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Latin American studies is a dynamic, interdisciplinary area studies program focusing on Latin America and the Caribbean: their peoples, cultures, society, languages, literature, traditions, history, economy, and relations with other areas.
Why is Studying Latin American Studies at Oberlin Unique?
La Casa Hispánica
La Casa Hispánica, officially known as Harvey House or Spanish House, is a themed-based residence hall for students interested in learning and speaking Spanish. The Hispanic studies and Latin American studies departments often sponsor functions for students eager to practice and improve their Spanish-speaking skills. Celebrations, guest lecturers, mini concerts, birthday parties, special meals, and more take place here. Most in Spanish.
- HIST 109 - Latin American History: Conquest and Colony 4 credits
- CAST 201 - Latinas/os in Comparative Perspective 4 credits
- AAST 347 - Culture, History, and Identity: Caribbean Literature and the Politics of Survival 4 credits
- HISP 327 - Surrealism Narrative from Center to Margins 4 credits
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Life After Oberlin
Source: Career Center, Class of 2015, Primary status within the first 12 months after graduation. Sample: 8.
What Grads Do
Full-time employment: 38%
Service/Gap Year: 13%