The Latin American studies minor consists of 18 credits. A minimum of 12 credits must be earned at the upper (300- or 400-) level. No more than six credits can be earned within the same discipline.

Students must complete a minimum of three credits of Spanish or Portuguese at the advanced level (300 or above).

Note: Language placement test results cannot substitute for completion of course work.

Students choose from the following courses to complete the minor:

Select a minimum of three credits from the following:3
Topics in Portuguese 1
Latin American Civilization I
Hispanic Immigrants in the U.S.
Survey of Latin American Literature
Latino Writers in the U.S.
Civilization of Latin America II
Literary Genres 1
Hispanic Culture Through Literature
Topics in Spanish 1
Select a minimum of three credits from the following:3
South American Ethnography
Rethinking a Continent: Latin America
Topics in Anthropology 1
Select a minimum of three credits from the following:3
Survey of Latin American History
Survey of Latin American History
Topics in History 1
Select a minimum of three credits from the following:3
Pre-Columbian Art and Architecture
Colonial Art and Architecture of Latin America
Modern and Contemporary Art and Architecture of Latin America
Art and Architecture of Mesoamerica
Topics in Foreign Literature in English Translation 1
Topics in International Studies 1
Latin American Governments and Politics
Senior Capstone Seminar
Topics in Religious Studies 1
Topics in World Languages and Cultures 1
Topics in World Languages and Cultures 1
Select an additional six credits from the courses listed above6
Total Hours18
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When appropriate: Always check first with the SWS Advising Office before enrolling in these courses.