SPAN 312* - Contemporary Spanish America
HIST 360A or 360B - History of Latin America
ANTH 333 or 307 - Origins of New World Civilizations or People and Culture of Latin America and the Caribbean
Select 12 hours from the courses listed below.
Electives are courses with Latin America as primary
SPAN 292 or 492 ** Service Learning / Study Abroad
SPAN 352* Survey of Spanish American Literature: Colonial Period to the Present
SPAN454* - Seminar in Spanish American Topic
SPAN471 - Spanish American Literature: Short Stories or Novel
*All Spanish courses except SPAN 292 are taught in Spanish. SPAN 492 is encouraged for language majors and minors and focuses on language learning. SPAN 292 is a service learning, introductory language and cultural studies course for the non-language major.
HIST 360a - History of Latin America (prehistory to 19th century)
HIST 360b - History of Latin America (modern)
HIST 460 - History of Mexico
HIST 461 - History of Brazil
HIST 462 - History of Cuba
ANTH 307 - People and Culture of Latin America and the Caribbean
ANTH 333 - Origins of New World Civilization
ART 468a, 468b - Primitive Art: The Americas
Special electives include courses with a substantial
Latin American component and relevance to Latin
American Studies, but Latin American topics may not be the only primary topic. Only 3 credit hours (of the 12 elective credits) are allowed from the list of Special Electives.
ANTH 428 - Primates, Conservation and Environment
MC 453 - Transnational Media
ENSC 445 - Conservation Biogeography
MUS 305 Non-Western Music
All study abroad courses in Latin America can be used for this minor, including Spanish 491 and 492. Only six hours can be accomplished through study abroad, these credits requiring approval by the coordinator of the Latin American Studies Program. An exception might be made if the student enrolls in a Latin American
university for a semester as an exchange student and takes courses that are the equivalent to those outlined in the Latin American Studies minor.