Minor in Latin American Studies

Required Hours

3 hours of LAST 3300 Latin America: Hemispheric and Global Perspectives (REQUIRED)

3 hours of Latin American History, Spanish, and/or Mexican American Studies (view list)

  • MAS 3340 Development of the Mexican American Urban Communities 
  • MAS 3341 Mexican American Experience Through Film
  • MAS 3342 Mexican Immigration
  • MAS 3395 Selected Topics in Mexican American Studies
  • SPAN 3301 Oral Communication in Spanish
  • SPAN 3302 Written Communication in Spanish
  • SPAN 3303 Spanish Phonetics
  • SPAN 3307 Public Speaking in Spanish
  • SPAN 3308 Written Communication for Hispanic Heritage Learners
  • SPAN 3341 The Language of Business and Trade (Sp)
  • SPAN 3342 The Business Environment in the Hispanic World (Sp)
  • SPAN 3345 Hispanic Folklore of the Southwest
  • SPAN 3350 Women in Hispanic Literature
  • SPAN 3373 Spanish Culture and Civilization
  • SPAN 3374 Spanish-American Culture and Civilization
  • SPAN 3384 Introduction to Hispanic Literature
  • SPAN 4311 Survey of Spanish Literature to 1700
  • SPAN 4312 Survey of Spanish Literature since 1700 to Present
  • SPAN 4321 Survey of Spanish-American Literature I (Sp)
  • SPAN 4322 Survey of Spanish-American Literature II (Sp)
  • SPAN 4336 
  • SPAN 4337 Contemporary Spanish-American Literature (Sp)
  • SPAN 4339 Spanish-American Short Story (Sp)
  • SPAN 4341 Advanced Language of Business and Trade (Sp)
  • SPAN 4355 Introduction to Spanish Linguistics
  • SPAN 4356 Spanish Grammar for Teachers
  • SPAN 4365 Spanish-English Contrastive Structures
  • SPAN 4366 
  • SPAN 4368 Mexican Literature in the Twentieth Century (Sp)
  • SPAN 4369 Contemporary Spanish Literature
  • SPAN 4371 

9 hours in one of 3 areas at the 3-4000 level (courses must be in at least 2 departments & deal with Latin American Cultural Studies; Latin American History, Politics & Society; or Latin American Economics & Business Practices) (view list)

  • ANTH 3324 Peoples and Cultures of Central America
  • ANTH 3374 Inca Archaeology
  • ANTH 3377 Archaeology of Central America
  • ANTH 4372 Maya Archaeology
  • ANTH 4373 Archaeology of the Aztecs and Their Neighbors
  • ARTH 3312 Precolumbian Art
  • ARTH 3314 Latin American Art
  • ECON 3351 Economics of Development*
  • ENGL3322 Magical Realism
  • ENGL 4394 (HIST 4366) Latin American History through the Novel
  • HIST 3366 
  • HIST 3369 Colonial Mexico
  • HIST 3371 The U.S. and Latin America
  • HIST 3374 History of Brazil
  • HIST 3375 CIA in the Third World
  • HIST 3376 Caribbean History
  • HIST 3396 Selected Topics in Latin American History
  • HIST 4365 Women in Latin America
  • HIST 4369 Modern Mexico, 1810 to Present
  • HIST 4370 The U.S. and Mexico
  • HIST 4371 Religions in Modern Latin America
  • HIST 4373 
  • HIST 4375 
  • HIST 4396 Selected Topics in Latin American History
  • INTB 3351 History of Globalization
  • INTB 3352 Politics of Globalization
  • MANA 3350 Introduction to International Environment of Business*
  • MCL 4391 Latin American and Latino Cultural Studies (Spanish)
  • MCL 4392 Latin American and Latino Cultural Studies (ENGL)
  • MUSI 3303 Popular Music of the Americas since 1840
  • POLS 3322 Introduction to Latin American Politics
  • POLS 4323 Party Politics in Latin America
  • POLS 4324 Development and the State in Latin America
  • SOC 3326 Immigration in US Society
  • SPAN 3341 The Language of Business and Trade (Sp)
  • SPAN 3342 The Business Environment in the Hispanic World (Sp)
  • SPAN 3374 Spanish-American Culture and Civilization
  • SPAN 4321 Survey of Spanish-American Literature I (Sp)
  • SPAN 4322 Survey of Spanish-American Literature II (Sp)
  • SPAN 4337 Contemporary Spanish-American Literature (Sp)
  • SPAN 4339 Spanish-American Short Story (Sp)
  • SPAN 4341 Advanced Language of Business and Trade (Sp)
  • SPAN 4368 Mexican Literature in the Twentieth Century (Sp)
  • SPAN 4388 Images of Women in Spanish-American Film and Literature
  • SPAN 4396 Topics in Spanish Language and Linguistics (Sp)

*These courses can be included only if they cover Latin American topics. Students should check with program advisor(s) to be sure all courses meet program requirements

3 hours of 4000-level independent study (research project) or internship in area of concentration (view list)

  • ANTH 4398
  • ARTH 4398
  • ECON 4398
  • ENGL 4398
  • HIST 4398
  • MAS 4398
  • MCL 4398
  • MUSI 4398
  • POLS 4398
  • SOC 4398
  • SPAN 4398