The Latino/Latina/Latin American studies minor provides at least two full years of instruction to prepare students for living and working within an intercultural society both at home and abroad. The minor's five courses foster cultural, or linguistic and cultural, proficiency. Part of the minor requirements may be taken abroad.
Notes about this minor:
- This minor is closed to students majoring in international and global studies who have chosen Spanish or Portuguese languages or on Latin America as a regional focus.
- Posting of the minor on the student's academic transcript requires a minimum GPA of 2.0 in the minor.
- Notations may appear in the curriculum chart below outlining pre-requisites, co-requisites, and other curriculum requirements (see footnotes).
|Choose four or five of the following:|
|ANTH-255||Regional Archaeology †|
|ANTH-335||Culture and Politics in Latin America|
|ANTH-350||The Global Economy and the Grassroots|
|MLSP-351||Gender and Sexuality|
|MLSP-353||Trauma and Survival|
|Choose one of the following (if only four culture courses are chosen):*|
|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|
|MLSP-201A||Beginning Spanish IA|
|MLSP-201B||Beginning Spanish IB|
|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|
* Students who have prior study in either language must take a placement exam through the Department of Modern Languages to determine the appropriate level language course to begin with
† Course may be used when topic focuses on Mesoamerica