Latin American Studies, Minor


The minor requires six courses (the LAS courses do not require prerequisites. Example LAS 300 Topics: can be taken before LAS 100 Introduction to Latin American Studies).

Mandatory for the Latin American Studies Minor
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Latin American Studies (Every fall semester — in English)
Popular Culture in Lat America
Topics: (Ecuador and Galapagos Trip)
Any two Spanish language courses. (Any level)6
Select three of the following:9
International Communication
Ethnography and Travel Writing
U.S. Latin American History
Hispanics United of Buffalo, Inc 1
Politics & Soc Latin America
Topic: (Field-based course in Cuba)
Hispanic Women Writers in English (In English)
Civ & Cult Lat Amer (In Spanish)
Latin America in Film (in Spanish)
Independent Research (in Spanish or English TOPIC: Latin America)
Travel Writing of Latin America (in Spanish)
Small Masterpieces (in Spanish)
Total Credits18

Students that are Hotel and Tourism major or Spanish major can go abroad to Peru and they can take the Work Abroad in Peru toward the LAS minor.