Requirements

Latin American studies minor requirements

A minimum of five credits taken in three or more departments.

You just need five courses to get the minor; only LAST 120/HIST 120 is required. Please also note that courses taught at the Modern Languages, Literatures & Cultures Department are offered both in Spanish and English. Either way, they count for the minor.

Required courses

LAST 120/HIST 120 Introduction to Latin America

Electives

Art

ARTD-350 Contemporary Latin American Art (offered every other year)

Modern languages, literatures and cultures

SPAN 310 Introduction to Literary Analysis (if related to Latin America; in Spanish)
SPAN 320 Latin American Film: Love, Money, Crime & Revolution (in English)
SPAN 324 Spanish American Literature (In Spanish)
SPAN 326 Topics in Spanish Language (if related to Latin America; in Spanish)
SPAN 336 Special Topics in Hispanophone History & Culture (Spanish or English)
SPAN 466 Topics in Literature (if related to Latin America) (in Spanish or English)

History

HIST 120 The Mexican Revolution
HIST 220 History of Brazil
HIST 220 The Marvelous City: A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro
HIST 220 Radical Thought in Latin America
HIST 220 History of Mexico
HIST 220 History Thru Movies: Brazilian Cinema & The Creation of National Identity
HIST 220 The Age of Revolution: Latin American Independence

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Political science

POLS 280 Latino Politics

Sociology and anthropology

ANTH 271 Cultures of Latin America (offered every other year)

Travel courses

Latin American related only and must be approved beforehand by the LAST coordinator. For more information, contact Francisco √Āngeles.