Minor in Latin American Studies

This minor is available to students registered in a 120 credit hour Bachelor of Applied Computer Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Community Design, Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Informatics, Bachelor of Management, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science (Medical Sciences) program.


Students seeking a minor in Latin American Studies must complete a minimum of 24 to a maximum of 27 credit hours, including a minimum of 3 credit hours at the 3000 level or above. 

Must include:

List A: six credit hours from the following:

  • SPAN 2069.03: Mexico and Central America to 1979. From Conquest to Revolution
  • SPAN 2070.03: Mexico and Central America: From Revolution to Drug Wars
  • SPAN 2109.03: Cuba from Colonial Times to 1961
  • SPAN 2110.03: Cuba in Revolution, 1961-the Present
  • SPAN 2130.03: Latin American dictators: From Fact to Fiction
  • SPAN 2200.03: Latin American Culture: From the Maya to the 21st Century
  • SPAN 3515.03: Intro to Latin American Literature
  • SPAN 3510.03: Literatura hispanoamericana contemporanea
  • SPAN 3408.03: The Cuban Development Model

List B: 12 credit hours from the following:

  • HIST 2381.03: Latin America
  • HIST 2386.03: Colonial Latin America
  • HIST 2387.03: Latin America Since Independence
  • HIST 3390.03: Latin America: Revolution and Repression
  • HIST 4300.03: Topics in Latin American History
  • INTD 3302.03: Social Development in Cuba
  • INTD 3303.03: The Political Economy of Cuba
  • INTD 3304.03: Sustainable Development in Cuba
  • INTD 3310.06: Cuban Culture and Society
  • INTD 3401.03: Seminar in Development Studies
  • POLI 3360.03: Politics in Latin America
  • SOSA 3168.03/GWST 3168.03: Issues in Latin American Society

Contact Spanish and Latin American Studies for more information.