Latin American and Latino Studies Minor

The minor in Latin American and Latino studies consists of seven courses, including two LALS lower-division courses and five upper-division courses. Knowledge of Spanish and/or Portuguese is highly recommended, but not required for the minor.

Course Requirements

Lower-Division Courses

Any two lower-division LALS courses.

Upper-Division Courses

One course chosen from the three following core courses:

LALS100Concepts and Theories in Latin American and Latina/o Studies


LALS100ASocial Science Analytics


LALS100BCultural Theory in the Americas


Four Upper-Division Electives

Any additional four upper-division courses from LALS.