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Program Faculty

Berroa (Modern and Classical Languages), Bristol (History and Art History), Burt (Schar School of Policy and Government), Greet  (History and Art History), Karush (History and Art History), Leeman (Modern and Classical Languages), Lepore (Dance), Meyer (Economics), Rabin (Modern and Classical  Languages), Rogers (Modern and Classical Languages), Shutika (English), Vivancos-Pérez (Modern and Classical Languages)

Latin American Studies (LAS)

As an interdisciplinary program, Latin American Studies offers many other courses across a range of departments that do not bear the LAS code. For the major and minor, students should consult with the director to determine whether a particular course may be used to fulfill a Latin American studies requirement or elective.

400 Level Courses

LAS 499: Research Seminar in Latin American Studies. 3 credits.
Research on specialized topic in Latin American Studies culminating in substantial paper and oral presentation. Students expected to integrate knowledge and skills acquired in Mason Core courses. Notes: Must receive passing grade to graduate with a BA in Latin American studies. Offered by Humanities & Social Sciences. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Synthesis
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in Major
Recommended Prerequisite: 90 credits
Schedule Type: Seminar
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.