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Minor in Latin American Studies


(an interdisciplinary minor housed in the history department)

IDTS 200 Introduction to Latin American Studies
HIST 107 Latin American History
POLS 303 Latin American Politics


Language proficiency in Spanish language (two courses at intermediate level or one course at the advanced level) or residential international travel to a Spanish-speaking country approved by the chair in consultation with faculty whose courses serve the minor.

Plus at least three courses in two different disciplines from:
ANTH 320 Anthropology of Latin America
HIST 291 Seminar in World History*
HIST 337 Invasion of the Americas
HIST 364¡Viva Mexico! Roots of the Mexican Nation
HIST 391 Topics in World History*
IDTS 300 Guatemala: Land of Contrasts
POLS 300 Topics in Political Science*
POLS 342 U.S.-Latin American Relations
POLS 349 Political Economy of North-South
SPAN 333 A Taste of Literature
SPAN 362 Span-American Civ. & Cultures
SPAN 370 Topics in Spanish Studies*
SPAN 445 Span American Narrative
SPAN 455 Span American Theater & Poetry

TOTAL 18hrs (not including language)

*must be approved by the chair.

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