Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS)
One required core course
MALS 70000, Introduction to Liberal Studies (3 credits)
One survey course
Transnational Latin American and Caribbean Communities in the U.S.
One history course
Precolonial/Colonial Latin American and Caribbean History
National Period Latin American and Caribbean History
One course in language and literature
Spanish American Literature of the Conquest
Spanish American Colonial Literature
Spanish American Novel Since 1960
Modern Spanish American Essay
Five courses (15 credits) on Latin America, the Caribbean, or Latino Studies to be selected from those offered at the The Graduate Center by Ph.D. programs in Anthropology, Art History, Comparative Literature, Economics, Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages, History, Linguistics, Music, Political Science, Sociology, and Theatre.
Spanish or Portuguese, or (only in special cases) French or Dutch
Supervised by a faculty adviser
To learn more about the specialization in Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies in the M.A. Program in Liberal Studies, visit our website.
All of CUNY’s campuses are accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. All of CUNY’s degree programs are registered with the New York State Department of Education.
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