Programs and Centers

Center for Latin American Studies

The Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) is an organizational home for scholarship and pedagogy on the Latin American region at Rutgers University.  CLAS offers both major and minor degrees in Latin American Studies. CLAS provides students with a strong grounding in Latin American history, culture, economics and languages. Affiliated faculty come from the departments of Anthropology, Spanish and Portuguese, Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies, Africana Studies, History, Political Science, Economics, Music and Sociology among others.