Minor in Latin American Studies


The Latin American Studies Minor enables students to combine the requirements of their majors with the study of Latin America. It is designed to be of particular value to students who intend to engage in technical, professional, business, or government work involving Latin America. To earn the minor, students must complete six 3-credit courses in subjects with a Latin American emphasis and demonstrate a reading knowledge and speaking facility of Spanish or Portuguese.

Introductory course
LAS 1001Perspectives on Latin America3
Select five Latin American Studies Electives numbered 1000-4999 115
Language Proficiency Requirement
Select one of the following: 2
Spanish or Portuguese 2000+
Latin American Studies Semester (LASS)
Proficiency examination
Total Credit Hours18

Minors are awarded only at the time of completion of the bachelor's degree and cannot be awarded either as a stand-alone program of study or after completion of the first bachelor's degree.