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Latin American Studies
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LAS extended minor

This section specifies the extended minor discipline requirements only. Information on additional Bachelor of Arts requirements can be found here. The LAS program is administered through the Social, Cultural, and Media Studies (SCMS) department.

Note: Additional courses (such as SOC 205) may be counted toward the LAS extended minor when there is sufficient relevant content, but only with departmental approval.

Lower-level requirements (21 credits)

Required Course Credits
Four of: LAS 100, 102, 110, 200, 201; HIST 261, 262 12
Two of: SPAN 101, 102, 201, 202, 301 6
One of: LAS 100, 102, 110, 200, 201; ANTH 220; GEOG 233; HIST 261, 262; SOC 250; SPAN 201, 202, 301 3

Note: Students may not use one course to meet two criteria.

Upper-level requirements (16 credits)

16 credits selected from the following:

Course Title Credits
LAS 312 Special Topics: Latin American Cultural Topics 4
LAS 402 Field Study (no longer offered) 4
LAS 498 Directed Readings in Latin American Studies 4
GEOG 343 Geography of Transitional Societies 4
GEOG 433A Geography of Selected Regions 4
HIST 357 History of Inter-American Relations: Latin America, the United States, and Canada 4
HIST 358 African Slavery in the Americas 4
HIST 359 Problems in Latin American Regional History 4
HIST 457 Sexuality and Gender in Latin America 4
HIST 458 History of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America 4
HIST 459 Topics in the Political and Social History of Latin America 4
SCMS 310AG Special Topics: Regional Studies of Latin America (see Note) 4
SCMS 363 Processes of Development and Underdevelopment: Latin America 4
SCMS 388 Minority Indigenous Peoples of the World 4
SCMS 440A Religion in Latin America 4
SCMS 463 Special Topics in Development Studies 4
SCMS 470A Latin American Immigrants and Immigration 4

Note: No more than eight credits can be taken in SCMS 310 AG.

LAS minor

This section specifies the minor discipline requirements only. Information on additional Bachelor of Arts requirements can be found here.

Note: Additional courses (such as SOC 205) may be counted toward the LAS minor when there is sufficient relevant content, but only with departmental approval.

Lower-level requirements (9 credits)

Required Course Credits
Two of: LAS 100, 102, 110, 200, 201; HIST 261, 262 6
One of: 100200-level LAS or Latin American content courses: LAS 100, 102, 110, 200, 201; ANTH 220; GEOG 233; HIST 261, 262; SOC 250 3

Note: Students may not use one course to meet two criteria.

Upper-level requirements (16 credits)

16 credits selected from the following:

Course Title Credits
LAS 312 Special Topics: Latin American Cultural Topics 4
LAS 402 Field Study (no longer offered) 4
LAS 498 Directed Readings in Latin American Studies 4
GEOG 343 Geography of Transitional Societies 4
GEOG 433A Geography of Selected Regions 4
HIST 357 History of Inter-American Relations: Latin America, the United States, and Canada 4
HIST 358 African Slavery in the Americas 4
HIST 359 Problems in Latin American Regional History 4
HIST 457 Sexuality and Gender in Latin America 4
HIST 458 History of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America 4
HIST 459 Topics in the Political and Social History of Latin America 4
SCMS 310AG Special Topics: Regional Studies of Latin America (see Note) 4
SCMS 363 Processes of Development and Underdevelopment: Latin America 4
SCMS 388 Minority Indigenous Peoples of the World 4
SCMS 440A Religion in Latin America 4
SCMS 463 Special Topics in Development Studies 4
SCMS 470A Latin American Immigrants and Immigration 4

Note: No more than eight credits can be taken in SCMS 310 AG.

Course listings

For complete details on courses see the course descriptions section.