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Latin American & Caribbean Studies > Major

Major in Latin American & Caribbean Studies - 30-42 credits


 I. Required courses
...................................................................................6 credits
LAM270 Introduction to Latin American Studies (3)
Senior capstone experience (3)

 II. Content courses...................................................................................24 credits (minimum)
These credits must be taken from at least four (4) different departments, distributed as follows:
Group A - Social Sciences..........at least 6 credits (see course list below)
Group B - Humanities: History,
                  Literature & the Arts....at least 9 credits (see course list below)

III. Language proficiency in Spanish, French or Portuguese
through the Intermediate II (202) level or demonstrated proficiency
in another widely spoken language of the region................................0-12 credits

 

Group A - Social Sciences
ANT304 Ancient Mesoamerica (3)
ANT305 Cultures of South America (3)
GEO207 Current Issues in Latin American Geography (3)
GEO307 Understanding Latin America (3)
POL353 International Relations of the Americas (3)
POL371 Latin American Politics (3)
SOC336 Social Movements (3)
WOM430 Women in the Caribbean (3)
Other courses by advisement, including selected topics courses (XXX293, 393, 493)

Group B - Humanities: History, Literature and the Arts
BLK231 Development of Afro-Latin American Civilizations, 1492-1825 (3)
BLK309 Introduction to Afro-Brazilian History (3)
BLK311 Blacks in the Caribbean, 1492-Present (3)
BLK315 Black and Latino Children's Literature (3)
BLK325 History of Slavery in the Americas (3)
FRN320 Francophone Cultures (4)
HIS277 Latin American History to 1825 (4)
HIS278 Latin American History since 1825 (4)
HIS377 History of Mexico (3)
SPA372 Culture of Latin America (4)
SPA376 Survey of Latin American Literature (4)
SPA471 The Spanish-American Novel (3)
SPA472 Twentieth-Century Mexican Literature (3)
SPA473 Modern Latin American Drama (3)
THE208 Latin America through the Arts (3)
Other courses by advisement, including selected topics courses (XXX293, 393, 493)