Jul 18, 2018
Minor Requirements - Total Semester Hours: 18
The concentration of Latin American and Caribbean Studies consists of 18 s.h.
distributed as follows:
1. Language Requirement
The student must fulfill the University language requirement in Spanish, Portuguese,
or French, or demonstrate equivalent competency in one of those languages.
2. Primary Courses - Semester Hours: 9
9 s.h. of primary courses listed, with at least one course from each of the three
Category I: Economics and Geography
Category II: Literatures and Cultures
Category III: History and Political Sciences
3. Elective and Comparative Courses
6 s.h. of elective or comparative courses listed, with no more than 3 s.h. in comparative
Note: Specialized courses are those marked with an asterisk (*). In addition to the list, special topics courses (e.g., HIST 177, GEOG 106, SPAN 180) and independent studies/readings may be included in the major or minor when covering Latin American and Caribbean themes, pending approbal of program director(s).
- MASS 181E: Journalism Traditions of Latin America
see * above
- SGG 39 Women in the Third World (New College)
- SPSG 16 The Colonial Experience (New College)
4. Seminar - Semester Hours: 3
Relevant special topics courses and independent studies given in any department
are acceptable for the major with the approval of the LACS director.