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major requirements 36 credits

  • Required Core Courses (choose two)
    • HIST 1300: Latin American Civ to the 1820s
    • HIST 1310: Latin American Civ since the 1820s
    • ANTH 3140: Peoples & Cultures of Latin America 
  • Language Requirement 
    • Option 1: Complete 6 credits of Spanish or Portuguese language coruses at 3000+ level and above
    • Option 2: Complete 8 credits of intermediate level Nahuatl or Quechua language courses 
  • Focus Electives 
    • Complete 15 credits of upper-division Latin American Studies' courses from a focus, which can be self-identified with an academic advisor.  
  • Allied Electives 
    • Complete 6 credits of relevant coursework outside of Latin American Studies' courses. Must be pre-approved with an academic advisor. 
  • Signature Experience 
    • Complete 3 credits by participating in a study abroad, internship, independent study or research course, or community-engaged-learning course. 

Notes: No more than 3 credits from a Hinckley internship may count toward your major and no more than 3 courses from the same department may count toward your focus electives.

Grade Requirements: All major courses must be taken for a minimum letter grade of C  or better.

Worksheet (catalog year, 2017-2018)

Worksheet (catalog year prior to 2017)

Minor Requirements graphic

  • Core Courses (6 credit hours)
    • HIST 1300 or HIST 1310
    • SPAN or PTGSE 3000+ level course or NAHTL or QUECH 2020
  • Electives (12 credit hours)*
    • Four upper-division courses from the approved elective list.

Notes: No more than 3 credits from a Hinckley internship may count toward your major and no more than 3 courses from the same department may count toward your major.

Grade Requirements: All major courses must be taken for a minimum letter grade of C or better.

Worksheet (catalog year, 2017-2018)

Worksheet (catalog year prior to 2017)

major requirements 36 credits

A minimum of 12 Latin American Studies courses totaling 36 credit hours must be completed successfully.

A portion of these courses may be completed through transfer credit from Salt Lake Community College. See the below major worksheet.

SLCC Worksheet

 

 

Last Updated: 11/16/17