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Minor in Latino Studies

The minor in Latino and Latin American Studies is designed to provide students with the opportunity to broaden her/his knowledge of Hispanic/Latino life in the United States and its Latin American antecedents. This minor is interdisciplinary and is intended to complement a number of majors in other fields of study.

Requirements for the Minor:

  • Prerequisite of SPAN 1020 or equivalent
  • 18 semester hours beyond SPAN 1020 or equivalent
  • Some course work for the Latin American emphasis may be done through the North Park program in Morelia, Mexico and the CCC Latin American Studies Program in San José, Costa Rica
  • At least one course selected from four of the six areas comprising this minor, ( SPAN, BTS, SOCA, COMM, WS, LAS)

SPAN 2130 3 sh
SOCA 2130
Mexican History and Culture
(fulfills Comparative Perspectives requirement)
C. Meacham
SPAN 3300 2 sh Colonial Latin American Culture
Prerequisite: SPAN 3150 or equivalent
L. Craft
SPAN 3400 2 sh Contemporary Latin American Literature
Prerequisite: SPAN 3150 or equivalent
L. Craft
SPAN 3910 4 sh Topics in Contemporary Latin American Literature
Prerequisite: SPAN 3100,3200,3300 or 3400
L. Craft
C. Meacham
SPAN 4010 4 sh Seminar in Spanish/Latin American Literature
(Cervantes/García Márquez)
Prerequisite: SPAN 3150 or equivalent
L. Craft
BTS 3910 4 sh Topics: Latin American Christianity W.C. Weld
BTS 2820 4 sh
WS 2820
Hispanic Feminist Theology Staff
BTS 2810 3 sh Latino Religious Experience in the United States Staff
LAS 3910 4 sh Topics in Latino and Latin American Studies Staff
SOCA 2090 4 sh Race and Ethnicity M. Bhave
COMM 2310 4 sh Cultural Diversity in Chicago J. Porter
COMM 3150 2 sh Latin America on Film R. Hostetter