Courses

Do more with Latin American Studies!

All students will be required to take the foundational seminar for the minor, LAS 396 Seminar in Latin American Studies. This mandatory class is new and designed specifically for the minor.

Students will take an additional 15 hours of the following (distributed among at least three disciplines):

 American Studies

  • AMS 204 The Introduction to the West
  • AMS 310 The Latino/Latina Experience
  • AMS 325 America, The West, and the Nineteenth Century
  • AMS 326 The Modern West
  • AMS 415 Service Learning
  • AMS 460 Race and Ethnicity in US Labor

Anthropology

  • ANT 319: Ancient New World Civilizations: Maya, Aztec and Inka
  • ANT 408: Ancient Mexico
  • ANT 409: Ancient Maya
  • ANT 413 Peoples of Latin America

Biology

  • BSC 325 Tropical Plant Diversity

Economics

  • EC 442 Economic Development of Latin America

English

  • EN 411 Advanced Studies in Comparative or Multicultural Literature: US-Mexico Border Literature
  • EN 411 Advanced Studies in Comparative or Multicultural Literature: Caribbean
  • EN 422 Advanced Studies in American Literature: Border Fictions

Gender and Race Studies

  • WS 310/AAST 395 Special Topics  (Afro-Caribbean Crossings)
  • WS 310/AAST 395 Special Topics (Afro-Latin@ Borderlands)

History

  • HY 111 Colonial Latin America
  • HY 112 Modern Latin America Since 1808
  • HY 300 History of Brazil
  • HY 300 History of Modern Argentina
  • HY 300 Gender and Slavery in the Caribbean
  • HY 300 A History of the Atlantic World, 1400-1800
  • HY 300 Drugs, Booze, and Mexican Society
  • HY 300 Mexican History Through Film
  • HY 377 Mexico Since 1810
  • HY 400 History of Cuba
  • HY 400 Slavery and Emancipation in Brazil
  • HY 411 Comparative Slavery and Emancipation
  • HY 429 Spanish Frontier in Latin America
  • HY 474 US Relations with Latin America
  • HY 475 Caribbean Basin 1492-Present

Modern Languages and Classics

  • FR 324 Commercial French
  • FR 470/480 Francophone Africa
  • FR 470/480 Francophone Louisiana
  • SP 353 Spanish Conversation
  • SP 355 Spanish for Native Speakers
  • SP 356 Advanced Grammar and Composition
  • SP 362 Spanish for the Healthcare Professions
  • SP 366 Latin American Civilization
  • SP 375 Masterpieces of Latin American Literature I: Colonial Latin American Literature
  • SP 376 Masterpieces of Latin American Literature II: From Independence to Contemporary
  • SP 377 US Latino Literature
  • SP 389 Spanish Outreach
  • SP 392 Special Seminar – Latin American Popular Music and Cultures: From Tango to Narcocorridos
  • SP 483 Introduction to Spanish Linguistics
  • SP 484 Phonetics and Pronunciation
  • SP 487 Open Topics: US Latino Literature
  • SP 489 Open Topics: Spanish-American Literature
  • SP 489 Open Topics: Between Myth and History: Iconography of Eva Perón in the Visual Arts and in Narrative
  • SP 492 Spanish in the US

Political Science

  • PSC 332 Latin American Political Systems
  • PSC 343 US Relations with Latin America

Ancillary Courses (6 hours of the following required in addition to the 18 hours of the minor)

  • CRL 101 Elementary Modern Nahuatl
  • FR 101 Elementary French I
  • FR 102 Elementary French II
  • FR 201 Intermediate French
  • FR 202 Intermediate French
  • POR 101 Elementary Portuguese I
  • POR 102 Elementary Portuguese II
  • POR 201 Intermediate Portuguese I
  • POR 202 Intermediate Portuguese II
  • SP 101 Introductory Spanish I
  • SP 102 Introductory Spanish II
  • SP 201 Intermediate Spanish I
  • SP 202 Intermediate Spanish II