Latin America is one of the most diverse and interesting regions in the world. The variety of peoples, cultures, languages, and environments makes the study of Latin America an exciting intellectual adventure. Students can earn a B.A. degree in Latin American Studies at the University of Oregon. A minor in LAS is also available. Our students receive a first-rate interdisciplinary training in Latin American Studies, with study abroad and internship opportunities and language instruction in Spanish and Portuguese. Core courses in Latin American Studies (LAS) are complemented by courses drawn from departments and programs such as Romance Languages, History, Anthropology, Ethnic Studies, Philosophy, Geography, Journalism, International Studies, and Environmental Studies. Read more…

Latin American Studies is housed in the OCIAS office, 175 PLC, Tel. 541-346-5051. For advising questions, contact Prof. Carlos Aguirre at caguirre@uoregon.edu.
Please visit our web site for regular updates on courses, events, faculty and student accomplishments, and news from and about Latin America.


College of Arts and Sciences
Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies
The Americas
Oregon Consortium for International and Area Studies