Latin American & Caribbean Studies

Latin American & Caribbean Studies

Latin American & Caribbean Studies

Degree: Honours Bachelor of Arts
Program Options: Minor

This program offers an exploration of Latin America and the Caribbean and their diasporas, drawing on a range of disciplinary approaches. Through diverse course offerings, students can study Latin American and Caribbean history, languages, politics, societies, cultures, religions, and geographies. The program is geared toward building an engagement with the region(s) as well as with their communities in Canada and the United States. Students may take courses offered by a number of departments that focus on Latin America and the Caribbean. As a complement to the student's other chosen programs, the Minor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies can prepare students for careers in a competitive global context in which the greater part of the Western Hemisphere plays an increasingly important role.

Visit our Programs page for more information on Historical Studies undergraduate programs at the University of Toronto Mississauga.


Career Information

The skills and experience you acquire while studying a Historical Studies program at UTM will be benefit in any career you might enter. Graduates of a Historical Studies program bring a unique set of valuable skills to many diverse career areas. Visit the Careers page for more information on career areas for graduates of our Latin American and Caribbean Studies program.

Skills developed

  • Interpersonal
  • Communication
  • Adaptability
  • Research
  • Analytical
  • Problem-solving

Career areas

  • Education
  • Government
  • Non-profit agencies
  • Social services organizations
  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Travel agencies
  • Immigration services
  • Museums
  • Broadcast media companies



  • Lawyer
  • Immigration services
  • Interpreter
  • Policy analyst
  • Public relations


  • Marketing coordinator
  • Teacher
  • Social worker
  • Human resources specialist
  • Journalist 

Get Involved

Check out the 100+ student organizations on campus. Here are a few:

  • Latin American Students' Association (LASA)
  • Historical Studies Society (HSS)
  • UTM Student Union (UTMSU)
  • UTM Athletics Council (UTMAC)

For a listing of clubs on campus visit the Student Organization Portal.