About Latin American, Latino/a, and Caribbean Studies

enlarged photo of students on river boatLatin American, Latino/a and Caribbean Studies (LAS) explores Latin American and Caribbean cultures, economies, social and political systems, literature, art, music, history, and geography across the hemisphere. Opportunities to study abroad and to engage with Latin American communities in Ohio promote the active application of international knowledge to vital issues in today's changing world.

enlarged photo of Mexican marketThe LAS program highly values study abroad and study away in all contexts. Each year Miami offers numbers of Summer and/or Winter term workshops in such locations as the Bahamas, Cuba, Mexico, Argentina, and Peru. LAS students are encouraged to study in programs offered by other universities and organizations.