Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Global Languages and Cultures

Latin American Studies, Minor


Academic Information

Learn, study, travel and experience art, music, language, history, and politics of Latin America. Students examine important traditional topics related to culture, ideology, and power in the individual countries of the region and develop their own specific areas of expertise. This minor encourages creative thinking and prioritizes experiential learning as the rich cultural diversity of Latin America is explored. Spanish language facility is encouraged but not required for this plan.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Global Languages and Cultures

Latin American Studies, Minor


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What Can I Do with a Minor In Latin American Studies?

This minor provides students with a broad picture of the Latin American region through course work in anthropology, Chicano/Latino studies, comparative literature, economics, geography, history, humanities, political science, religious studies, Spanish, and women’s studies. It is an excellent complement to a major in one of these areas.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Global Languages and Cultures

Latin American Studies, Minor


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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Global Languages and Cultures

Latin American Studies, Minor


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

No more than 50% of the units used to satisfy minor requirements may be used to satisfy major requirements.

Minimum Units for Completion 18
Foreign Language Recommended

Purpose Statement
 
The purpose of the Latin American Studies is to provide students with a broad picture of the Latin American region through coursework from departments primarily in the College of Arts and Letters and Social and Behavioral Sciences
 
Student Learning Outcomes
Students who complete the LAS minor will demonstrate and/or gain:

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Global Languages and Cultures

Latin American Studies, Minor


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Minor Requirements
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Global Languages and Cultures

Latin American Studies, Minor


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