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 and are expected to complete SPAN 2020X/Y.06: Intermediate Spanish or SPAN 2021: Language and Culture and SPAN 2022 or SPAN 2035, plus 6 credit hours from list A and 12 credit hours from list B. At least 3 credit hours must be at the 3000 level or above.

List A: six credit hours/any two of 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:

Contact Spanish and Latin American Studies for more information.