Minor in Latin American and Latino/a Studies

College of Arts and Humanities
Required: Track I or Track II
TRACK I:18-24
Spanish or Portuguese Language 16
Choose one set of courses from the following;
Intermediate Spanish I
and Intermediate Spanish II
Spanish for Professional Development
& SPA 200-level course
Latin American Culture and/or Literature6
Choose two courses from the following:
Latin-American Culture and Civilization (In English)
Cultures of Spanish America
Latin America on Film
Latin America on Film
Contemporary Latin American Narrative
Spanish-American Narrative
Speaking Spanish in the United States
Latinos in the U.S.
Latina Writing
Latina Writing
Politics & Economics Lit Of Modern Amer
Politics and Economics Lit of Modern Amer
Latino Literatures in the US
New World: America
Other courses with approval from the LALS director
Electives 6
Choose two
Cuban Rumba: Cultural Identity
Latin Jazz Ensemble
Study Abroad in a Spanish or Portuguese-speaking country (up to 6 credits)
Course from Track II with approval of the LALS director
TRACK II:18-24
Spanish or Portuguese Language 16
Courses to 102 level
Latin American History12
Students may select no more than two (2) courses in any given area.
Anthropology/Sociology
Native People of South America
Ethnology of Central America
Native People of the Andes
Archaeology of Central America
ANT 400-level topical course or thesis 2
Social Stratification 2
Topical Seminar in Sociology 2
Geography
Geography of Latin America
Senior Seminar In Geography 2
Social Work
Race Relations
History
Colonial Latin America
Modern Latin America
History of Mexico
History of Brazil
HIS 400-level topical course or thesis 2
Political Science
International Relations
The United States and Latin America
Latin American Culture and Politics
Latino Politics
PSC 400-level topical course or thesis 2
Electives6
Study Abroad in Spanish or Portuguese-speaking country (up to 6 credits)
Course from Track I with approval of the LALS director
1

 If CLEP/CBE has been completed through 200-level coursework, students must complete at least one course at the 300-level in the same language.

2

 Subject to approval from the LALS director.

Courses must be selected (under advisement) from Latin American and/or Latino/a-oriented courses offered by the departments of Anthropology and Sociology, Geography and Planning, Political ScienceArt, Dance or others. 

A student should maintain a 2.5 average in area-studies courses to be recommended for graduate work in the area-studies concentration.

Additional information can be found on the LALS website.  

For advising, see Dr. Marcos Campillo-Fenoll in the Department of Languages and Cultures.