Latin American Minor

REQUIREMENTS (20 units)

Complete the following lower division courses (8 units)

 

Courses

 

Units

   

SPAN 1010 Elementary Spanish I*

4.0

 

 

SPAN 1020 Elementary Spanish II*

4.0

 

 

Or equivalent course work in Portuguese*

 

 

 

TOTAL

8.0

 

 

 

Complete a minimum of one course each from areas a and b below (6-7 units)

Area a

HIST 3510 Latin America in Colonial Times

3.0

 

 

SPAN 3300 Lit & Civ of Spanish America I

3.0

 

 

PORT 3302 Survey of Brazilian Literature

3.0

 

 

Area b

HIST 3520 Latin America States since Independence

3.0

 

 

PSCI 3410 Comparative Politics: Latin America

4.0

 

 

SPAN 3310 Lit & Civ of Spanish America II

3.0

 

 

TOTAL

6-7

 

 

 

Select elective courses with the minor adviser"s approval to complete the 20 required units.  Courses should be selected with attention to gaining breadth of experience so the student will have taken courses from at least three disciplines in the minor.  The elective courses may be additional ones taken from areas a and b above or other appropriate courses such as:

ANTH 3320 Native Peoples of Latin America

3.0

 

 

ETHS 2100 Contemporary Chicano Studies

3.0

 

 

HIST 4500 History of Mexico

3.0

 

 

PSCI 4680 U.S.-Latin American Relations

4.0

 

 

SPAN 3970 Contemporary Latin Am Prose in Trans.

3.0

 

 

SPAN 4600 Literatura Mexicana

3.0

 

 

PHIL 4700 Contemp. Latin Am Political Philosophy

3.0

 

 

PORT 3930 Port. And Brazilian Lit. in Translation

3.0

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

 

Note:  Twelve of the required 20 units must be upper-division; three of the required 12 upper-division units may be taken in courses numbered 4980, Individual Study.  Where appropriate, and as approved by the minor adviser, courses offered during Winter term are also applicable.

 

* A student who can demonstrate equivalent preparation may be exempt from 4 to 8 units of the lower-division requirement.