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Latin American Studies

The Latin American Studies minor introduces students to the language, history, and cultures of Latin American countries, and to cross-cultural comparisons between the Latino/a diaspora in the United States. Students can earn the minor by successfully completing at least 15 related credit hours. Students enrolling in the minor must choose one of two options: 1) Language and Culture or 2) History and Culture.

Required Keystone course

HU 327Foundations in Latin American Studies3

Language & Culture Option

Required courses for students learning Spanish *
Spanish Language : 9 credits9
Spanish I
Spanish II
Spanish III
Spanish IV
Intermediate Grammar and Composition
Intermediate Conversation and Composition
Upper Level Spanish Language: 3 credits **3
or Latina American History and Culture: 3 credits ***
Mass Media and Current Events
Topics in Global Conflict Studies
World Literature
Studies in Music
Mythology
Exploring Film
Special Topics in Humanities
Special Topics in Humanities
Intermediate Grammar and Composition
Intermediate Conversation and Composition
Inter-American Relations
TOTAL CREDITS15

Required Keystone course

HU 327Foundations in Latin American Studies3

History & Culture Option

Required courses for students not taking Spanish *
Lower-Level Latin American History & Culture Credits: 3-9 Credits 3-9
Special Topics in Communication
Special Topics in Communication
Special Topics in Global Conflict Studies
Special Topics in Global Conflict Studies
Studies in Literature
Studies in Art
Themes in the Humanities
Music Appreciation and Criticism
Special Topics in Humanities
Special Topics in Humanities
Special Topics in Social Science
Special Topics in Social Science
Upper Level Latin American History & Culture: 3-9 credits **3-9
Mass Media and Current Events
Topics in Global Conflict Studies
World Literature
Studies in Music
Mythology
Exploring Film
Special Topics in Humanities
Special Topics in Humanities
Inter-American Relations
TOTAL CREDITS15