Interdisciplinary Program Director: Bruce Campbell
The Latino/Latin American Studies minor is an interdisciplinary curriculum that explores the histories and cultures of the peoples of the Americas. The program offers a variety of courses, some focusing on particular national groups or specific academic disciplines, and others organized around comparative topics or issues. The purpose is to encourage in-depth study as well as general inquiry into the problem of cultural difference and its social and political implications, within the Americas.
The Latino/Latin American Studies minor requires Spanish-language proficiency and twenty (20) credits of Latino/Latin American Studies courses: eight credits, required; and twelve credits, elective. Classes will be conducted in English and Spanish, depending on the department that offers them.
Required Courses: HISP 336 and 337.
Special Requirements: Demonstrated proficiency in Spanish by completing HISP 311 and 312 or by approval of the Hispanic Studies faculty.
Electives: Plus three of the following courses, only one of which may come from HISP: GBUS 338; HIST 121, 122, 321, 322, 323, 324; HISP 321, 328, 340, 342, 345, 355C, 355D, 356AB, 356D 356F, 356G, 356H, 356I; POLS 347; THEO 317, 328, 329D; and the following courses focused on an appropriate topic (The approval of the Latino/Latin American Studies Program Director is necessary for these courses to count toward the minor.): HIST 200, 300, 395, 397; ENGL 355, 365, 381, 382; PHIL 368; HISP 397; THEO 397; SA 375A.