The interdisciplinary major in Latina/o Studies consists of thirty-six (36) credit hours. The specific requirements are as follows:
- LATS 2201, Introduction to Latina and Latino Studies - (3 hours)
- SPAN 3303, Introduction to Spanish and Spanish American Literature - (3 hours)
SPAN 3303 requires up to 19 prerequisite hours of Spanish language instruction through
SPAN 3302, depending on departmental placement.
- ENGL 3658, Latino-American Literature - (3 hours)
- LATS 4961, Latino and Latina Studies Seminar, which is taken in the senior year. - (3 hours)
- Eight elective courses (24 hours) with at least two from Group A (Latina/o Culture)
and two from Group B (Historical Context), if not already applied to satisfy above requirements.
CATEGORY A: LATINA/O CULTURE
ENGL 3658: Latino-American Literature.
HIST 2725: Race, Power, and Modernity.
HOD 2510: Health Service Delivery to Diverse Population.
SOC 3702: Racial and Ethnic Minorities in the United States.
SOC 3322: Immigration in America.
SPAN 3302: Spanish for Oral Communication Through Cultural Topics.
SPAN 3303: Introduction to Spanish and Spanish American Literature.
SPAN 3345: Spanish for Business & Economics.
SPAN 3830: Spanish for the Medical Profession.
SPAN 4310: Translation and Interpretation.
SPAN 3835: Latino Immigration Experience.
SPAN 4750: Afro-Hispanic Literature.
SPAN 4755: Latina and Latin American Women Writers.
CATEGORY B: HISTORICAL CONTEXT
AADS 3178: Colonialism and After.
ANTH 2106: Culture and Power in Latin America.
ANTH 2220: Human Landscapes.
ANTH 3240: Ancient Mesoamerican Civilizations.
ANTH 3242: The Archaeology of the Ancient Maya Civilization.
ANTH 3202: The Collapse of Civilizations.
ANTH 3160: Anthropologies and Archaeologies of Community
ANTH 3161: Colonial Encounters in the Americas.
ANTH 3241: The Aztecs.
ANTH 3243: Classic Maya Religion and Politics.
ENGL 3674: Caribbean Literature.
HIST 1380: Modern Latin America.
HIST 2450: Reform, Crisis, and Independence in Latin America, 1700-1820.
HIST 2480: Central America.
HIST 2570: Caribbean History, 1492-1983.
HIST 2580: American Indian History before 1850.
HIST 2590: American Indian History since 1850.
HIST 286B: US & Caribbean Encounters.
LAS 2101: Introduction to Latin America.
MUSL 2110: Music in Latin America and Caribbean.
SPAN 4450: The Contemporary Novel.
SPAN 4740: Spanish-American Literature of the Boom Era.
SPAN 4760: Literature and Medicine.
SPAN 4465: The Theory and Practice of Drama.
SPAN 3892: Special Topics in Hispanic Literature.
CATEGORY C: CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES
AADS 1010: Introduction to African American and Diaspora Studies.
PHIL 3617: Philosophy of Language.
PSCI 3217: Latin American Politics
PSCI 2219: Politics of Mexico
PSCI 3228: International Politics of Latin America
PSCI 3264W: Global Feminisms
SOC 3314: Environmental Inequality & Justice.
SOC 3612: Class, Status, and Power.
SOC 3701: Racial Domination, Racial Progress.
SOC 3232: Contemporary Mexican Society.
WGS 1150(w): Sex and Gender in Everyday Life.
WGS 3201: Women and Gender in Transnational Context.