Latin American & Latino Studies

Curriculum

Dr. Alex Trillo, Program Director

The Latin American and Latino Studies Program offers a major and a minor that give students a broad understanding of Latin-America, the Caribbean, and Latino communities in the United States. The curriculum includes courses from a range of areas including Busi­ness, Economics, Fine Arts, History, Modern Languages, Political Science, Sociology, Urban Studies and Social Justice.  

Requirements for Latin American Studies Major

Degree of Bachelor of Arts

LS-101Introduction to Latin America and Latino Studies (PL)3
SP-Any 2 Spanish courses 16
LS-6 LS electives, with no more than 3 from the same discipline18
LS-One 400-level LS course 23
Total Credits30

Requirements for Minor in Latin American and Latino Studies

LS-101Introduction to Latin America and Latino Studies (PL)3
LS- 5 LS electives, with no more than 3 from the same discipline15
Total Credits18

Special Note on Minor Requirements

Minors are encouraged to fulfill their language requirement in Spanish or another Latin America or Caribbean-related language.