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Latin American Studies, minor

  • Three credits at the 202 level or higher in SPAN; native speakers of Spanish and students who took four years of Spanish in high school are encouraged to take a 300-level course. Students may substitute three transfer credits at the 202-level or higher in Portuguese with the permission of the director.
  • IDST 267 - Introduction to Latin American Studies
  • Select four courses (12 credits) from the following list of electives representing at least three different disciplines.
    • DANC 260 - African Dance in the Diaspora
    • DANC 360 - Afro-Caribbean Dance
    • ENGL 328 - Latin American Literature
    • FNAR 375 - Pre-Columbian Art
    • FNAR 380 - Caribbean Art
    • HIST 335 - Caribbean History and Culture
    • HIST 362 - History of Modern Latin America
    • HIST 364 - History of Brazil
    • HIST 462 - The Mexican Revolution
    • POLS 350 - Latin American Politics and Societies
    • SPAN 351 - Introduction to Latin American Literature I
    • SPAN 352 - Introduction to Latin American Literature II
  • With the permission of the director, the following courses may also be considered:
    • FNAR 403W- Advanced Topics in Art History
    • SPAN 471 - Hispanic Visual Culture and the Arts [formerly SPAN 361, equivalent]
    • SPAN 472 - Hispanic Popular Culture [formerly SPAN 362, equivalent]
    • SPAN 473 - Hispanic Literature and Social Issues [formerly SPAN 363, equivalent]
  • Study abroad in Latin America and transfer credits as approved by the director of the program.

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