Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies
Two required courses
MALS 70000, Introduction to Liberal Studies (3 credits)
MALS 79000 Thesis/Capstone Project Research (3 credits)
One survey course
Transnational Latin American and Caribbean Communities in the U.S.
One history course
Precolonial/Colonial Latin American and Caribbean History
National Period Latin American and Caribbean History
One course in language and literature
See current course listings here.
Spanish American Literature of the Conquest
Spanish American Colonial Literature
Spanish American Novel Since 1960
Modern Spanish American Essay
Five courses (15 credits) on Latin America, the Caribbean, or Latino Studies to be selected from those offered at the The Graduate Center by Ph.D. programs in Anthropology, Art History, Comparative Literature, Economics, Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages, History, Linguistics, Music, Political Science, Sociology, and Theatre.
Spanish or Portuguese, or (only in special cases) French or Dutch
MALS Thesis/Capstone Project:
Supervised by a faculty adviser
Visit the GC Mina Rees Library's Liberal Studies Research Guide.
Students' contact for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies research is reference librarian Silvia Cho.
To learn more about the specialization in Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies in the M.A. Program in Liberal Studies, visit our website at:
Regarding details about the specialization, please contact:
Professor Laird W. Bergad
Coordinator, Specialization in Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies in the M.A. Liberal Studies Program
Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies
The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue, Room 5419
New York, NY 10016-2309