The undergraduate minor consists of 18 credit hours. A total of six credits must be at the 400 level (though substitutions can be made with the approval of the program director). Students will be assigned an adviser from the Latina/o Studies committee members or other faculty as approved by the committee chair.
Requirements for the Minor
Prescribed Courses: (3 credits)
- LTNST 100 – Introduction to Latina/o Studies
Additional Courses: (9 credits)
Students must also take at least three classes – or nine credits – from a list of core courses that includes the following, among many others:
- LTNST/ENGL 226 – Latina/o Border Theories
- LTNST/ENGL 426 – Chicana/o Cultural Production
- LTNST/HISTORY 127 – Introduction to U.S. Latina/o History
- LTNST/HISTORY 467 – Latin America and the United States
- LTNST/SPAN 326 – Reading the Border/Lands
- LTNST/ SPAN 315 – Spanish and Spanish-Speakers in the U.S.
- LTNST/CMLIT 403 – Varieties of Latina/o Cultural Expression
- 3 credits of SPAN 3 or above
Supporting Courses: (6 credits)
Students will choose 6 credits from a list approved by the committee and by their advisor.
*Many of our courses also help fulfill general education and U.S. cultures requirements.