Assistant Professors Banuelos-Montes and Wallace Fuentes, Coordinators

Students in any major interested in developing a specialization in Hispanic America, Latin America or the Caribbean may earn a concentration in Hispanic/Latin American and Caribbean Studies Concentration by successfully attaining an intermediate level of either Spanish or French. They must also complete six units as follows: two of five core courses, three electives, and a capstone Independent Study approved by the program coordinators. No more than two courses from the student’s major may apply to the concentration and no more than three courses can be taken in the same discipline.

Core Courses
FREN 315        Francophone Societies
HIST 272         Latin America
POLI 225         Comparative Political Systems: Latin America
SPAN 312        Civilization and Culture: Spanish America
SPAN 315        Contemporary Issues: Spanish America
*BUAD 333    Global Marketing
*ECON 247     International Trade and Finance
ENGL 301       Special Studies in Language and Literature
ENGL 310       Literatures of the African Diaspora
*ENGL 312     Studies in the Cross-Cultural Imagination
FREN 330        Technical and Business French
FREN 380        Special Studies in French Language, Literature, and Culture
HIST 290         Special Studies
HIST 375         Issues in Latin American and Caribbean History
HIST 475         Research Seminar in Latin American and Caribbean History
*POLI 352       Human Rights Policy
*RELG 130     Living Religions of the World
*SOCI 224      Race and Ethnicity
SPAN 323        Introduction to Literature: Spanish America
SPAN 330        Commercial Spanish
SPAN 340        Area Studies in Latin America
SPAN 380        Special Topics in Hispanic Life and Culture

Special Topics courses, Internships, IL courses, and Honors courses where applicable and with permission of the program coordinators.
*No more than one of the electives can be general comparative world in focus (see asterisks).