Minor - Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Students seeking a minor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies must complete 18 hours as follows:

Required Course (3 hours):
LACS 1000 3

Electives (15 hours):
One Latin American History course (HIST(LACS) 2221 or HIST(LACS) 2222)

An advanced course in one language from the region (SPAN 3010 or SPAN 3010H or PORT 3010 or FREN 3010 or FREN 3010H )

Three LACS courses representing two or more of the three areas of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, which include: Social Sciences; Humanities, Art, and Music; and Environmental Science, Policy, and Historical Preservation.

A list of these approved track courses is located under the Bulletin description for the LACS major. Scroll down to the "Major Requirements" section.


Students are expected to fulfill any course prerequisite requirements as directed.

All courses used to satisfy the minor requirement must be passed with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better.


For more information about minor course work, contact:
            Frans Weiser