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University of California, Santa Cruz
Latin American and Latino Studies/Sociology Combined B.A.

The Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) Department integrates the study of Chicano/a and Latino/a communities in the United States with analysis of the histories, politics, cultures, and societies of Latin America and the Caribbean. The LALS department prepares students for bilingual and muIticultural participation in a rapidly changing and globalized world. LALS courses deal with changing political, social, economic, and cultural realities; social movements; diverse forms of cultural expression and cultural politics; ongoing political and economic restructuring in Latin America; and the challenges of poltical and economic empowerment for Latino/a communities in the U.S. In addition to academic knowledge, LALS also provides opportunities for students to acquire practical, real-world skills. Through program-related internship and field-study experiences, students can acquire useful, pre-professional skills in any of the following key areas: community development/advocacy, public policy, education, journalism, media, performance, and research/writing, among others.

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