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Latin American Studies

Embrace the relationship between St. Augustine and Spain and explore the connections between Latin America and the United States.

What you’ll study

You'll take courses from multiple disciplines, including Latin American studies, history, economics, and anthropology. As our world grows increasingly global, an understanding of the region of Latin America will benefit you in your personal and professional life.

Practical Experience

Designed to provide you with a focused study of the history and culture of the region, the LAS minor will help prepare you for careers requiring knowledge of Latin American culture and/or global connections.

What's Next?

Want to do more than just study Latin American culture? Experience it for yourself while studying abroad!

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Minor Requirements

Required Courses
9 Credit Hours
Humanities
LAS
201 WI
Introduction to Latin America from Pre-Contact to Independence
or LAS
200 WI
Introduction to Latin America from Independence to Modern Day
Social Sciences
ANT
201WI
Cultural Anthropology
Business
ECO
201
Principles of Macroeconomics
or ECO
202WI
Principles of Microeconomics
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Latin American Studies Electives
6 Credit Hours
Complete 6 credit hours of electives with the LAS designation.
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Interdisciplinary Electives
3 Credit Hours
ANT
220
Archaeology
LAS
313
Indian Cultures of South America
LAS
315
Indian Civilizations of Mesoamerica
ANT
420
Urban Anthropology
INT
432
Human Rights
INT
438
International Political Economy
SPA
307
Survey of Spanish Literature
SPA
309
Survey of Spanish American Literature
SPA
401
Spanish Culture and Civilization
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