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2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies Minor

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The minor in Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies provides instruction and broad exposure to the society and culture of Latin America. The minor requires a minimum of 18 credit hours to be distributed as follows:

Preminor Requirement

Minor Requirements

Complete 3 credit hours of language instruction in Spanish, Portuguese, or French (above the 200 level) or an indigenous language spoken in Latin America; and complete 12 credit hours of approved courses across at least three of the following disciplines: anthropology, Hispanic studies, history, Latin American studies, linguistics, geography, political science, sociology, and writing, rhetoric and digital studies. All courses need to have at least 75 percent Latin American, Caribbean or Latino content. Other courses, including independent studies and education abroad courses, may be counted with the approval from the LACLAS Director.

List of approved courses usually taught by affiliate faculty:


*Course subtitle must focus on Latin American, Caribbean and/ or Latino studies.

For more information, consult the Director of Latin American Studies.

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