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Spanish and Latin American History and Culture

Humanities courses cover the study of beliefs, thoughts, and traditions of humankind as reflected in history, philosophy, religion, dance, music, theater, and the visual arts. Reflective questions are - Why is Latin America based on the languages of Portuguese & Spanish?

What is the difference between Hispanic and Latino? Students develop an understanding of the connection among the arts and the historical and cultural context.

MIT does not assign elective courses to students. Instead, as the term “elective” suggests, students elect their own choice. The idea is to give students a voice in their academic career helping them develop and shape their leadership skills.