Latin American / Caribbean Studies
Latin American and Caribbean Studies is an interdisciplinary unit within International and Global Studies that brings together faculty and students who have a common interest in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Major: The Latin American/Caribbean major is a 30 semester hour major comprised of:
- 6 hours of course work, at the 300-level or higher, in Spanish;
- 6 hours of IGS core courses (IGS 201 and IGS 400);
- 18 hours of course work on international and/or global topics corresponding to the four conceptual categories of IGS (society and politics; economics and development; arts and literature; belief systems and cultures), at least 12 of which must deal principally with Latin America and the Caribbean.
Second Major: Must meet the same requirements as Majors, with at least 12 hours taken outside the student's first major.
Minor: Required to complete 18 hours including the foreign language requirement (6 hours), core courses (6 hours), and other international elective courses (6 hours).