Undergraduate Bulletin

Fall 2018 – Spring 2019

Requirements for the Minor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LAC)

All courses offered for the minor must be passed with a letter grade of C or higher.

Completion of the minor requires 18 credits.

1. HUS 254 Latin America Today or HIS/POL 214 Modern Latin America
2. One literature or culture course, to be chosen from those listed in Group A
3. One history or social science courses, to be chosen from those listed in Group B
4. Two additional upper-division courses to be chosen from Groups A and B
5. LAC 488 Internship (or LAC 487 Research with permission of director)

1. Relevant special topics given in any department are acceptable for the minor with the approval of the director.
2. An expanded list of acceptable ­courses for groups A and B is available in the program office.

Group A: Literature and Culture

  • AFH 339/ARH 329 Arts of the African Diaspora
  • AFH 368/EGL 368 Caribbean and American Connections in Literature
  • AFH/HUF 385 French Caribbean Literature
  • ARH 326 Arts of Ancient Mesoamerica
  • ARH 329 Arts of the African Diaspora
  • EGL 368 Caribbean and American Connections in Literature
  • EGL 375 Literature in English in Relation to Other Disciplines
  • EGL 376 The Literature of Imperialism
  • HUS 254 Latin America Today
  • JRN 390 Journalism and Truth
  • LIN 240 Spanish in the USA
  • SPN 392 The Culture and Civilization of Spanish America
  • SPN 396 Introduction to Spanish-American Literature
  • SPN 410 Theory in Contexts
  • SPN 415 Hispanic Cultures in Contact
  • SPN 420 Topics in Latin American Cinema
  • SPN 435 Topics in Latin American Literature, Colonial Period-Present
  • The following topics courses may also be used when the topic is appropriate: 
    • EGL 372 Topics in Women and Literature
    • HUS 261 Latin American Literature
    • HUS 390 Latin American Cinema
    • MUS 311 Topics in Non-Western Music
    • SPN 405 Issues in Hispanic Cultural Studies

Group B: Social Sciences