Latin American and Caribbean Studies Minor
All students in the program are expected to have an effective reading knowledge of Spanish, Portuguese, or another language spoken in the region. Students who would like more information about the minor should contact the program director.
|Minor Requirements (8 units)|
|4 core courses, normally chosen from the following lists, although substitutions may be approved by the program director. At most 1 core course may come from each of the 5 areas.|
|4 additional courses on Latin America and the Caribbean|
Courses must be chosen from the list on the program website or approved by the program director. Many departments and programs, especially anthropology, history, Latina and Latino studies, political science, and Spanish and Portuguese, regularly offer courses that can count toward this requirement.
1 course focusing on Latina/os in the United States is strongly recommended for students who do not take a LATINO core course.
- At most 2 LATINO courses may be counted toward the minor.
- At least 5 courses for the minor must not be double-counted toward a major.
Core Course Areas
|When relevant to Latin America, the Caribbean, and/or US Latina/os:|
|ANTHRO 390-0||Topics In Anthropology|
|ANTHRO 490-0||Topics in Anthropology|
|HISTORY 260-1||History of Latin America in the Colonial Period 1492-1821|
|HISTORY 260-2||History of Latin America in the Modern Period, 1789-present|
|HISTORY 366-0||Race and Nation in the Independence Era|
|HISTORY 367-0||History of Modern Brazil|
|HISTORY 368-1||Revolution in 20th Century Latin America: Mexico and its Revolutions|
|HISTORY 368-2||Revolution in 20th Century Latin America: Marxist Revolutions|
|HISTORY 369-0||Development and Inequality in Modern Latin America|
HISTORY 300-0 New Lectures in History may also count toward this requirement when topic is relevant to Latin America or the Caribbean.
|LATINO 201-0||Introduction to Latina and Latino Studies|
|LATINO 203-0||Introduction to Latina & Latino Cultural Studies|
|LATINO 218-0||Latina & Latino History|
|LATINO 222-0||Latina & Latino Youth in U.S. Cities|
|LATINO 277-0||Introduction to Latina and Latino Literature|
|LATINO 342-0||Latina and Latino Social Movements|
|LATINO 391-0||Topics in Latina and Latino History|
|LATINO 392-0||Topics in Latina and Latino Social and Political Issues|
|LATINO 393-0||Topics in Latina and Latino Text and Representation|
|POLI_SCI 353-0||Politics of Latin America|
|PORT 396-0||Topics in Lusophone Cultures 2|
|SPANISH 231-0||The "New" Latin American Narrative (Taught in English)|
|SPANISH 232-0||Discovering Jewish Latin America|
|SPANISH 260-0||Literature in Latin America before 1888|
|SPANISH 261-0||Literature in Latin America since 1888|
|SPANISH 340-0||Colonial Latin American Literature|
|SPANISH 341-0||Latin American Modernismo|
|SPANISH 342-0||Race and Representation in Latin America|
|SPANISH 343-0||Latin American Avant-Gardes|
|SPANISH 345-0||Reading the 'Boom'|
|SPANISH 346-0||Testimonial Narrative in Latin America|
|SPANISH 347-0||Literature and Revolution in Latin America|
|SPANISH 348-0||Readings in Latin American Short Fiction|
|SPANISH 350-0||Visual Culture in Latina/o America and Spain|
|SPANISH 361-0||Latin America: Studies in Culture and Society|
|SPANISH 380-0||Topics in Film: The Silver Screen in Latin America and/or Spain|
|SPANISH 395-0||Topics in Latin American, Latina and Latino, and/or Iberian Cultures 2|
|SPANISH 397-0||Topics in Latin American, Latina and Latino, and Iberian Literatures and Cultures 2|
When relevant to Latin America, the Caribbean, and/or US Latina/os.