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What is America? Who are Americans?

In many parts of Latin America, geography students learn there is only one continent in the western hemisphere: América. It is both a geographic entity and an idea. We share legacies of colonialism with Latin America and the Caribbean, and must face together new challenges of development and global integration.

Becoming a major or minor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies provides you with an opportunity to learn about cultures, people, and histories that shape our world today.