This minor complements many academic majors and helps prepare students for professions for which knowledge of diverse Latino communities will be a valuable resource. Students choosing the minor will study the history and cultures of Latinos and Latin Americans from the perspective of several disciplines, including history, the social sciences, music and Spanish.
Students are required to take 9 credits in Spanish from the courses listed below (in addition to having completed their prerequisites SPN 201 and 202). Students are required to complete an additional 9 credits in other disciplines, for a total of 18 credits for the minor.
|SPN 110 Introduction to Latino Studies (taught in English)|
|SPN 212 Readings in Hispanic Literature and Culture (taught in Spanish)|
|SPN 215 Studies in Hispanic Literature and Art (taught in Spanish)|
|SPN 233 Civilization and Culture of Spain (taught in Spanish) OR |
SPN 234 Civilization and Culture of Latin America (taught in Spanish)
|SPN 330 U.S. Latino Literature and Culture (taught in English)|
|SPN 370 Special Topics in Hispanic Literature and Culture (taught in Spanish)|
Courses Across Disciplines
|HIS 250 Latin America|
|HIS 363 Immigration and Identity: The Question of Race and Ethnicity in American Life|
|MUS 212 Latin American Music|
|SOC 247 Hispanic Culture and Community|
|SOC 249 Race and Ethnic Relations|