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Minor in Latin American Studies

The Minor in Latin American Studies provides an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the political, cultural, historical, economical and societal processes and systems of the region.

All students pursuing a Minor in Latin American Studies must complete 18 semester credit hours. No more than four courses from one discipline.

A. Courses in politics, geography and economics
Select two of the following: 6
Economics of Developing Countries
Geography of Latin America
Geography of Mexico
Latin American Politics
Politics of Mexico
Latin America in the World
Topics in Latin American Security
B. Courses in history and culture
Select four of the following: 12
Arts of Ancient Mesoamerica
Latin American Art
Topics in Art History and Criticism (when topic includes Latin American content)
Civilizations of Mexico
Nature and Culture in Greater Amazonia
The Archeology of South America
Nature and Culture in Greater Amazonia
Indians of Mesoamerica
Field Course in Archaeology
Ancient Civilizations
Introduction to Latin American Civilization
The Spanish and Mexican Borderlands
Colonial Texas under Spanish and Mexican Rule to 1836
Imperial Spain
History of Mexico
History of U.S. Relations with Latin America
Latin America since Independence
Revolution in Latin America
Pre-Hispanic and Colonial Latin America
Women and Gender in Latin America
The Music of Latin America and the Caribbean
Mexican Immigration and U.S. Society
Spanish for the Business/Management Fields
Latin American Literature to Modernism
Latin American Literature since Modernism
Latin American Culture and Civilization
Topics in Hispanic Literatures
Topics in Hispanic Cultures
Total Credit Hours 18

To declare a Minor in Latin American Studies, obtain advice, or seek approval of substitutions for course requirements, students should consult their academic advisor. Study Abroad courses to Latin American countries, or special study courses on Latin American topics may be used for either section A or B, see department for approval.

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