Our programs promote an understanding of Latin America and the Caribbean as well as Latino/Hispanic populations of the United States. The programs include a strong emphasis on community education and involvement. UCF offers both a bachelor’s degree and interdisciplinary minor in Latin American, Caribbean and Latinx Studies.

Our mission is to provide students with the necessary tools and relevant knowledge to understand, study, and work with Hispanic populations. Students will gain a broad and thorough understanding of the Americas in terms of their historical, cultural, social, economic, and political dimensions.

The Latin American, Caribbean and Latinx Studies programs are interdisciplinary, including the fields of anthropology, art, history, language, literature and political science.

Bachelor of Arts Degree
Can be completed online

Building Partnerships Throughout Latin America

We have partnered with several institutions in Latin America and Europe to provide short-term programs on their campus.  Partner institutions include the University of San Ignacio de Loyola in Peru, the University Autónoma de la Yucatan in Mexico, Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo, and the Escuela de Idiomas in Spain.


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Study Abroad

Broaden your horizons, professional and social opportunities by participating in one of our successful study abroad programs. Immerse yourself in a foreign culture, study the language, and gain skills to become more successful in a globalized community.

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Internship Opportunities

  • Office of Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration
  • Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao Paolo in Brazil
  • EducationUSA in Cusco, Peru and Montevideo, Uruguay


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