Participants in the minor are encouraged to explore the possibility of studying in a Latin American country for a semester or summer session. In the past, students have participated in programs in Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.
- Communicating Across Cultures: Dominica, Spring Break 2017
- Geology and Ecology of the Bahamas, Spring Break 2017
- Honors Seminar: Dominican Republic, Spring Break 2017
- Argentina, Summer 2017
- International Logistics in Panama and Colombia, Summer 2017
- Education in Costa Rica: Literacy and Curriculum in a Global Community, Summer 2017
- Nursing and Healthcare in Costa Rica: An Inter Professional Perspective, Summer 2017
- Costa Rica Energy, Summer 2017
- Cuba, Summer 2017
- Diversity, Literacy, and Special Education in the Dominican Republic, Summer 2017
- Sport for Development and Baseball in the Dominican Republic, Summer 2017
- Art + Design Study Abroad: Research Methods + Site-Based Practices, Costa Rica, Summer 2017
- Ecology of St. Croix, Summer 2017
These JMU study abroad opportunities either take place in Latin America and the Caribbean or carry some LACS minor curriculum content. Visit the Office of International Programs for additional study abroad opportunities.
These study abroad programs are not pre-approved by JMU for academic credit. It is the student’s responsibility to clear the program and its coursework with the Registrar’s office prior to attending any outside program to ensure that academic credit will be applied to the student’s degree program.
Belize: Indigenous Resurgence and Sustainable Development
Belize: Maya Archeology Field School
Ecuador: Conflict Transformation Across Borders
Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands: Caribbean Society and Culture in Comparative Perspective