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Latino/a and Latin American Studies Minor

The Center's minor in Latino/a and Latin American Studies was created for all WSU students wishing to pursue a formal course of studies in U.S. Latino/a and Latin American cultural studies. It requires six courses for a minimum of eighteen credits. Students desiring to minor in Latino/a and Latin American Studies students must complete:

Introductory LAS research course
LAS 1420Introduction to Interdisciplinary Latino/a Studies Research3
LAS core courses
Select two of the following:6
Chicano/a Literature and Culture
Puerto Rican Literature and Culture
History of Mexico
History of Puerto Rico and Cuba
History of Latino/as in the United States
Seminar in Latino/a Urban Problems
Spanish for Heritage Learners
LAS community-based research course
LAS/SOC 3710Learning About Your Community Through Research4
Other courses
Select minimum of two of the following:5-6
The Inca and their Ancestors
Cultures and Societies of Latin America
Urban Anthropology
Brazil Exchange Program
Latin America from Independence to the Present
Directed Study
The Conquest in Latin America
Spanish American Cultures and their Traditions
Politics of Latin America
Latin America in World Affairs
Cultural Connections, Grammar and Composition II
Spanish for Business and the Legal Professions
Spanish for the Health Care Profession
Introduction to Cultural and Literary Analysis
Introduction to Early Modern Spanish Literature
Introduction to Modern and Contemporary Spanish Literature
Introduction to Colonial Latin American Literature
Introduction to Modern and Contemporary Latin American Literature
Total Credits18-19
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