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Latin American and Caribbean Studies Concentration

*Students in any major interested in developing a specialization in Latin America or the Caribbean may earn a concentration in Hispanic/Latin American and Caribbean Studies by successfully attaining the intermediate level of either Spanish (through SPAN 202) or French (through FREN 202). They must also complete six units as follows: two of five core courses, three electives, and a capstone Independent Study approved by the program coordinators. No more than two courses from the student's major may apply to the concentration and no more than three courses can be taken in the same discipline.
SPAN    202 done need
FRENCH 202   done need
HIST 272 Latin America
HIST 273 Latin American Revolutions
done need
POLI 225 Comparative Political Systems: Latin America done need
SPAN 312 Civilization and Culture: Spanish America
SPAN 323 Introduction to Literature: Spanish America
done need
*BUAD 333 Global Marketing done need
*ECON 247 International Trade and Finance done need
ENGL 220 Special Studies in Language and Literature done need
ENGL 301 Special Studies in Language and Literature done need
ENGL 310 Literatures of the African Diaspora done need
*ENGL 312 Studies in the Cross-Cultural Imagination done need
FREN 315 Francophone Societies done need
FREN 330 Technical and Business French done need
FREN 380  Special Studies in French Language, Literature, and Culture done need
HIST 272 Latin America done need
HIST 273 Latin American Revolutions        done need
HIST 290 Special Studies done need
HIST 375 Issues in Latin American and Caribbean History done need
HIST 490 Research Seminar (as appropriate) done need
*POLI 352 Human Rights Policy done need
*RELG 130 Living Religions of the World             done need
*SOCI 224 Race and Ethnicity               done need
SPAN 315 Contemporary Issues: Spanish America          done need
SPAN 330 Commercial Spanish            done need
SPAN 340 Area Studies in Latin America           done need
SPAN 380 Special Topics in Hispanic Life and Culture done need
*Special Topics courses, Internships, INQ and IL courses, and Honors courses where applicable and with permission of the program coordinators. No more than one of the electives can be general comparative world in focus (see asterisks).