About the Program
Begun in Winter, 2002, the Latin American Studies minor provides students with the opportunity to explore a wide range of subjects relating to the Western Hemisphere through an interdisciplinary curriculum that draws from Arts and Letters, Business and Public Administration, Education, Social and Behavorial Sciences, and Natural Sciences. The focus of the program adds an international perspective to any major. It offers physical and virtual resources to students and faculty interested in this area of the world. The Latin American Studies minor program can make a student more marketable as s/he gains more knowledge in areas of concern for today's global community.
Latin American Studies Activities at CSUSB
The Latin American Studies Minor Program at CSUSB sponsors and co-sponsors a variety of cultural activities throughout the academic year. Events ranging from musical performances, lectures, Study Abroad Fairs, Cinco de Mayo, Día Latino, Día de los Muertos, and many others. CSUSB students are active participants in our cultural celebrations. For more information events
Latin American Studies Conference/Study of the Americas
A premier event is the annual Latin American Studies Conference/ Study of the Americas. This conference is intended to foster interest, knowledge, and understanding of the very diverse cultures of Latin America. Colleagues from the United States and abroad share their area of interest in Latin American art, music, indigenous languages, literature, economics, politics, history, and current issues.