Latin American Studies - Minor
Center for Comparative and Integrative Programs
105 Bowman Hall
The Latin American Studies minor is interdisciplinary and allows students to explore the region from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. It complements a number of programs, including history, geography, Spanish, political science and international relations.
Fully Offered At:
- Kent Campus
Admission to a minor is open to students declared in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students declared only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.
|Minor Electives, choose from the following (three or more subject areas):||18|
|INTRODUCTION TO ETHNIC LITERATURE OF THE UNITED STATES (DIVD)|
|GEOGRAPHY OF SOUTH AMERICA (DIVG)|
|GEOGRAPHY OF LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN (DIVG)|
|MODERN LATIN AMERICA (DIVG)|
|EARLY LATIN AMERICA|
|MINORITIES IN CRIME AND JUSTICE (DIVD)|
|THE LATIN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE (DIVG)|
|CARIBBEAN STUDIES (DIVG)|
|LATIN AMERICAN POLITICS (DIVG)|
|MINORITIES IN THE UNITED STATES (DIVD)|
|EARLY SPANISH-AMERICAN LITERATURE (ELR) (WIC) 1|
|RECENT SPANISH-AMERICAN LITERATURE (ELR) (WIC) 1|
|CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION OF LATIN AMERICA 1|
|CONTEMPORARY HISPANIC CULTURE 1|
|CONTEMPORARY SPANISH-AMERICAN SHORT STORY 1|
|U.S. LATINA/O WRITERS 1|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||18|
Courses are taught in Spanish. Students must meet the prerequisites prior to enrolling.
|Minimum Minor GPA||Minimum Overall GPA|
- Students must complete at least two upper-division (30000 or 40000 level) courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be upper-division coursework (30000 and 40000 level).
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be outside of the course requirements for any major or other minor the student is pursuing.
- Minimum 50 percent of the total credit hours for the minor must be taken at Kent State (in residence).