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Requirements for the Minor in Latino Studies

Interdisciplinary Studies
804 Maytum Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
Ph: 716-673-3173
Requirements for the Minor in Latino Studies

Required: 21 credit hours from the following. Students declaring Latino Studies minor may use past courses retroactively after consultation with the coordinator.

Required Course (3 credit hours):

INDS 220/HIST 220    Introduction to Ethnicity and Race (3)

Core Courses (9 credit hours):

Note: Students are required to take one semester of language, unless otherwise advised by the program coordinator, and one course from each of the remaining groups listed below - Literature and History. All courses from the Department of Modern (Foreign) Languages and Literatures designated as LANG are taught in English with the exception of LANG 400 Special Topics, which may be taught in Spanish or English, as determined by the instructor; all courses designated SPAN are taught in Spanish.

SPAN 215              Intermediate Spanish I (or equivalent)

ENGL 241/INDS 241 Introduction to Latino Literature

One course from the following choices:
HIST 282              Pre-Columbian and Colonial Latin America
HIST 283              Revolution and Reform in Latin America
HIST 289              Comparative North America
HIST 380              Pre-Columbian and Colonial Mexico
HIST 381              Mexico in the Modern World

Electives (6 credit hours; two courses, one in each of two disciplines):

ANTH 324             Anthropology of the Caribbean
ENGL 299/399/499 Special Topics (with approval of coordinator)
ENGL 304/INDS 304 Latina Literary and Cultural Studies
HIST 299/399       Special Topics (with approval of coordinator)
LANG 327             Sex and Magic in Latin American Literature
MUS 334              Music of Latin America
POLI 371             Civil Rights and Liberties (with approval of coordinator)
PSY 280               Special Topics (with approval of coordinator)
SOC 316              Minority Groups
SOC 350              Special Topics (with approval of coordinator)
SPAN 315             Introduction to Hispanic Literature
SPAN 317             Spanish Conversation
SPAN 325             Survey of Spanish-American Literature
SPAN 377             Special Topics
SPAN 425             Spanish-American Fiction
WOST 203            Chicana Writers/Visual Artists

Capstone Course (3 credit hours):

INDS 403             Independent Study: Latino Topics
or INDS 493         Latino Studies Internship: U.S. Latino Organizations

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