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Requirements for a Major in Latin American Studies

A total of forty-two to forty-four (42-44) credits as follows:

  1. Latin American Studies 200: Introduction to Latin American Studies.
  2. Latin American Studies 485: Senior Seminar.
  3. Nine of the following courses from at least four different departments. No more than three courses in any one department may count toward the major:
  • Anthropology/Sociology 224: Latin America Before 1492.
  • Anthropology/Sociology 265: Intro. Topics in Anthropology and Sociology (LA/Hispanic/Latino/a topic).
  • Anthropology/Sociology 325: The Maya and Their World.
  • Anthropology/Sociology 327: Gender and Power in Latin America.
  • Anthropology/Sociology 365: Cultural Motifs (LA/Hispanic/Latino/a topic).
  • Anthropology/Sociology 379: Anthropology of Social Change (LA/Hispanic/Latino/a topic).
  • Biology 160: An International Experience in Health Care.
  • Economics 100: Introduction to Economics.
  • Economics 265: Economics of Education.
  • History 105: Special Topics (LA/Hispanic/Latino/a topic).
  • History 205: Special Topics (LA/Hispanic/Latino/a topic).
  • History 261: Colonial Latin America.
  • History 262: Modern Latin America.
  • History 267: Modern Mexico.
  • History 363: History of US-Latin American Relations.
  • History 364: History of Religion in Latin America.
  • History 365: Infinite Border: The United States and Mexico in Historic Perspective.
  • History 405: Advances Seminars (LA/Hispanic/Latino/a topic).
  • Humanities 201: Search in Latin America.
  • International Studies 120: Introduction to Comparative Politics.
  • International Studies 265: Topics in International Studies. (when the topic focuses on Latin America).
  • International Studies 266: Topics in International Studies (LA/Hispanic/Latino/a topic).
  • International Studies 273: Government and Politics of Latin America.
  • International Studies 274: Issues in US-Latin American Relations.
  • International Studies 310: Comparative Political Economy.
  • International Studies 311: International Political Economy.
  • International Studies 332 (Hispanic/Latino/a topic).
  • Latin American Studies 099: Special Topics in Latin American Studies.
  • Latin American Studies 265: Special Topics in Latin American Studies.
  •  Latin American Studies 365: Advanced Special Topics in Latin American Studies.
  • Music 119: Music of Latin America.
  • Spanish 302: Culture and Composition (LA/Hispanic/Latino/a topic).
  • Spanish 306: Introduction to Latin American Cultures and Literatures.
  • Spanish 309: Spanish in Latin America.
  • Spanish 310: US-Latino Literatures and Cultures.
  • Spanish 315: Theory and Latin American Literature.
  • Spanish 320: Spanish American Drama.
  • Spanish 323: Space and Place.
  • Spanish 325: Community Publishing/Cartoneras in LA and Memphis.
  • Spanish 330: Spanish American Poetry.
  • Spanish 340: Colonial and Global Visions in Spanish American Literatures.
  • Spanish 360: Gender in Spanish American Literature.
  • Spanish 365: Special Topics in Spanish (LA/Hispanic/Latino/a topic).
  • Spanish 370: Contemporary Southern Cone Literature.
  • Spanish 375: Contemporary Central American Literature.
  • Spanish 405: Literature of Mexico after 1911.
  • Spanish 406: Contemporary Novel of Spanish America.
  • Spanish 408: Spanish American Short Story.
  • Spanish 426: Imperial Discourses of the Hispanic World.

        And other courses by approval of the Director of the LAS Program

        Questions: Contact Prof. Elizabeth Pettinaroli--pettinarolie@rhodes.edu