The USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences offers a Minor in Latin American Studies for students in any major who want to pursue a complementary concentration on the region. This minor is designed to deepen undergraduates’ understanding of Latin American societies and cultures by combining conceptual, area, and language studies during their time at USC. It includes courses from multiple disciplines, taught by more than 30 permanent faculty, visiting professors, and lecturers. Undergraduate students participate in their study of the region within a framework of close faculty guidance while fulfilling their departmental major requirements. Departments contributing courses include American Studies and Ethnicity, Anthropology, Art History, Comparative Literature, Economics, Geography, History, International Relations, Political Science, Sociology, and Spanish & Portuguese. Classes with Latin American content are also offered by the Annenberg School for Communication, the School of Education, and the School of Policy, Planning, and Development.

Please click here for more information on the Minor in Latin American Studies.

Katrina Huynh, student in Spanish 316: Spanish for the Health Professions, presenting research titled: “Pregnancy and Childbirth among Latina Women in Los Angeles,” as part of the 6th Undergraduate Research Symposium. Photo Credit: Jaclyn Beck, 2023.


Please contact our academic advisor:

Isaura Peña

Academic Advisor
Dornsife Advising Office
Kaprielian Hall (KAP) 357