Arts and Sciences in Action: A Latin American View of the World

Ricardo Sánchez-Ortegon

"I chose to major in Latin American Studies because as a first generation immigrant, I wanted to learn more about my birth country Colombia, the commonalities between Latin American countries, and to understand the issues that push so many of us to migrate North."

Ricardo Sánchez-Ortegon
Class of 2019

Center for Latin American Studies


Learn Promote pedagogy, research, and service in and about the broader region known as Las Américas
Develop Understand the diverse cultures and histories of the complex region
Hone Gainnew insights into Latin American culture and society, politics and economics, and environment and ecology

The Center for Latin American Studies is part of the School of Arts and Sciences

As an Latin American Studies major in the School of Arts and Sciences, you’ll have full access to a liberal arts education that spans 47 programs for undergraduates. You will acquire both the specialized knowledge of the field you choose to study in depth, and broad knowledge of the world from the renowned scholar-teachers at Rutgers. You’ll graduate ready to meet contemporary challenges in your workplace, in your hometown, and in the global community.

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