Latin-American Studies

Become a global citizen

Broaden your cultural horizons as you explore history, politics, arts and culture from a Latin-American lens. When you choose Latin-American Studies at CLC, we help you build a strong foundation in non-Western civilizations. Learn historical, societal and literary developments that shape contemporary Latin-American and Caribbean cultures.

You become a global citizen who demonstrates intercultural awareness. In turn, gain a competitive advantage that sets you apart from your monolingual peers. The critical-thinking skills and cultural intelligence you acquire set you up for rewarding careers in fields such as social work, business, public service, law and education.

Why study Latin-American Studies with us?

At CLC, you receive a multidisciplinary education spanning the fields of Anthropology, Literature, Geography, History, Spanish language and Latin-American cultures. We blend research, teaching and active involvement with the community to engage you in cross-cultural experiences.

Become fluent in Spanish

Over 400 million people across the world speak Spanish. Translate your passion for Latin-American culture into rewarding career opportunities.

Learn to think critically, converse, read and write in Spanish. Gain a well-rounded understanding of the Spanish language, dialects and culture. Your classes immerse you in the Spanish-speaking world and cultures with lively discussions, authentic reading materials and writing.

Highlights

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  • Transfer Degree

    Save on your first 2 years and transfer your credits to the 4-year school of your choice.
  • Program Length: 2 Years

    Full-time students finish in 2 years.

Transfer Degree

For students planning to transfer to a 4-year college or university for a bachelor’s degree.

These programs are built around general education classes that lead to an associate degree designed to transfer to a 4-year school. CLC participates in the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) to ensure that approved courses will transfer to other participating colleges and universities. Transfer degrees typically take 2 years* to complete.

*Assumes full-time enrollment.

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Latin-American Studies

Associate in Arts
Transfer Degree
Cost
$11,282*

Courses in the program

We offer a wide range of courses in World Humanities, History of Latin America, Latin American Writers, Cross-Cultural Relationships—and so much more!

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