Latin American Studies
The Latin American Studies program will introduce students to languages, cultures, politics, economics, and history of Latin America. This program is interdisciplinary and uses the resources of several departments. Administratively, the program is part of the Department of History, Philosophy, Political Science and Religion.
Requirements for a Minor
Eighteen to twenty-one hours including 6 hours in Portuguese or Spanish; History 327 and Leadership/Political Science 260; either Economics 372 or Political Science 120; one Latin American experiential course from Leadership 350, Spanish 401, or as approved (can be for zero credit) by the coordinator; an elective 3-hour course selected from the list below, or as approved by the coordinator.
Students with a language competence in either Portuguese or Spanish equivalent to the 102 level or above are waived out of the 6-hour language requirement but must complete an upper level language course as the elective course.