Program Information

Latin American Studies

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Latin American Studies
 

Myrna Garcia, Director
mygarcia@syr.edu
340 H.B.C.

REQUIREMENTS

The minor in Latin American Studies requires a total of 18 credits from the list above; 12 credits are in courses numbered above 299. For Spanish language majors and students whose first language is Spanish, at least 9 credits must be in non-language courses. Students intending to declare a minor in Latin American Studies are strongly advised to contact the Director of the Latino-Latin American Program to discuss the selection of suitable courses and other issues.

Declaring a minor

Students intending to declare a minor in Latin American Studies contact the Director of the Latino-Latin American Program to discuss the selection of suitable courses and other issues.
Courses should be selected from the following list in consultation with the advisor. Additional courses in anthropology, geography, and Spanish are recommended.

Anthropology

English

Geography

History

Political Science

Spanish

Literature, Art, Film

  • LAS/SPA 481 The Literature of Latinos in the United States
  • LAS/SPA 489 Hispanic Caribbean Narrative and Film
  • LAS/SPA 493 Afro-Hispanic Topics in the Caribbean Literature
  • LAS/SPA 495 Marginal Cultures in Hispanic Caribbean Literature
  • LAS/SPA 497 Text and Context in Cuban Revolutionary Literature