Latin American & Caribbean Area Studies
Requirements for the Minor (21 semester hours)
|SPA-200, 201||Spanish III, IV||3-6|
Four or five courses from at least three disciplines and no more than two courses from any one discipline.
|BHP-206||Politics and Literary Form|
|BHP-325||Literature and Political Realities: From Dictatorships to Democracy in Latin America|
|CBA-316||Undergraduate Nature's Business: Business, Geology and Biology in Panama|
|GND-310||Special Topics: The Latina Voice|
|HIS-282||Colonial Latin America|
|HIS-283||Modern Latin America|
|IND-210||Global Encounters: A Cultural Experience by Travel in Peru|
|LIT-340||Hispanic Literature and Film in English Translation|
|POL-272||Politics of Latin America|
|SPA-301||Spanish for Business|
|SPA-325||Introduction to Latin American/Latino Literature|
|SPA-412||Hispanic Theater and Film|
|SPA-413||The Hispanic Short Story: Transatlantic Connections|
|SPA/LAC-420||From Colonies to Nations - The Forging of Latin American Identity|
|SPA-426||Latin-American/Latino Film and Fiction|
|SPA-496||Special Studies: Latin-American Colonial Literature|
** Students who place out of SPA-200 must take SPA-201 and one additional Spanish course at the 300 or 400 level. Students who place out of SPA-200 and SPA-201 must complete one Spanish course at the 300 or 400 level.
** Spanish majors and minors may only take one area-specific course from their major or minor program.
Student Abroad or domestic experience within a Spanish linguistic context or business environment – study, service-learning or internships – may meet some of the requirements upon consultation with the student’s advisor. Students must take at least one course in the Latin-American and Caribbean Area Studies Minor upon completion of Study Abroad or a domestic experience as described above.
Independent Research and Study courses and Baccalaureate Honors courses may be substituted in consultation with the Area Studies Program director.