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Latino/Latina/Latin American Studies Minor

College of Liberal Arts, Office of Student Services
(585) 475-2444,

The Latino/Latina/Latin American studies minor consists of any five appropriate Spanish or Portuguese culture courses, with the option of including one Spanish or Portuguese language course. This minor is closed to students majoring in international and global studies who have chosen to focus on the Spanish or Portuguese languages or on Latin America as a regional focus.

Culture Courses
Choose four or five of the following:
   MLSP-351    Gender and Sexuality
   MLSP-352    Trauma and Survival
   MLSP-353    Caribbean Cinema
   ANTH-335    Culture and Politics in Latin America
   ANTH-350    The Global Economy and the Grassroots
Language Courses
Choose one of the following (if only four culture courses are chosen):*
   MLSP-201    Beginning Spanish I
   MLSP-202    Beginning Spanish II
   MLSP-301    Intermediate Spanish I
   MLSP-302    Intermediate Spanish II
   MLSP-401    Advanced Spanish I
   MLSP-402    Advanced Spanish II
   MLPO-201    Beginning Portuguese I
   MLPO-202    Beginning Portuguese II
   MLPO-301    Intermediate Portuguese I
   MLPO-302    Intermediate Portuguese II
   MLPO-401    Advanced Portuguese I
   MLPO-402    Advanced Portuguese II

* Students who have prior study in either lagnauge must take a placement exam through the Department of Modern Languages to determine the appropriate level langauge course to begin with.

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Effective fall 2013, a minor in Latino/Latina/Latin American studies will be offered.