Undergraduate Programs

Program Requirements

Students who complete the minor requirements for the Latino and Latin American studies (LAS) program will develop an awareness of the unique influences of Latino peoples on the culture of the West, with an emphasis on the contribution of Latino peoples to the economic, social, and political development of the Americas.

Minor Requirements

Prerequisite — Basic Spanish II (SPAN 1020), or equivalent

18 semester hours (sh) of courses beyond SPAN 1020


  • For Spanish majors, no more than two literature courses may apply to this minor.
  • Some coursework for this minor may be done through the North Park program in Cuenca, Ecuador, and the Council for the Christian Colleges & Universities Latin American Studies Program in San José, Costa Rica.


Click on the links below for course descriptions of all Latino and Latin American studies courses. For a complete list of all North Park’s programs and course offerings, review the academic catalog.