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Guidelines for a Minor in Latino Studies

A minimum of 21 units is required for this interdisciplinary minor. Transfer courses, courses taken abroad, and additional course offerings not on this list must meet the approval of the Latino Studies Faculty Committee.

Required courses:

  • Introduction to U.S. Latino Studies, SPAN 100, 3 units
  • Latino Literature and Cultural Production, SPAN 225, 3 units
  • 3 units of SPAN 221 or above
  • U.S.-Mexico Border Studies, HIST 348, 3 units
  • Migration and Immigrant Communities, SOC 355, 3 units
     

3 additional units from Fine Arts/Humanities:

  • Art of Mexico, ART 381
  • Art of Colonial Spanish America, ART 382
  • Chicano/a Literature, ENGL 375
  • Music of Latin America, MUS 74
  • Rights of Migration, PHIL 375
  • Chicano/Latino Theater, THEA 260
     

3 additional units from Social Sciences:

  • Peoples and Cultures of Latin America, ANTH 214
  • Labor Economics, ECON 350
  • Social Movements, SOC 260
  • Racial and Ethnic Relations, SOC 386
  • Immigrants and Refugees, SOWK 190
     

Highly recommended: one additional course in History:

  • Making of the Atlantic Word: 1400—1800, HIST 210
  • Introduction to Colonial Latin America, HIST 242
  • Introduction to Modern Latin America, HIST 246
  • Introduction to Modern Central America, HIST 247
  • History of the Caribbean, HIST 346
  • Modern Mexico, HIST 347

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