Each candidate is expected to complete six courses in at least three different areas for a total of 18 credits. Students may count up to half of the required credits for the Latin American & Caribbean Studies minor (i.e., no more than 9 credits) toward both the minor and their major plan of study.
Knowledge of Spanish or Portuguese is desirable but is not a requirement for the minor.
Required course: LAM270 Introduction to Latin American Studies (3)
Elective courses: 15 credits, chosen by advisement from at least three different areas.
Current Latin American & Caribbean Studies courses appear here: www.newpaltz.edu/ugc/las/latin_stud/coursedescriptions.php and in the current schedule of classes.