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Latin American Studies Minor/BIS

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Coordinator: Dr. Isabel Asensio
Location: Elizabeth Hall, 230
Telephone: 801-626-6777

The Latin American Studies Minor is an interdisciplinary program offered through a number of cooperating departments and programs including Foreign Languages, History, Geography, Political Science and Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Child and Family Studies, English, and Women Studies.

  • Grade Requirements: A grade of “C” or better in each course used toward the minor (a grade of “C-” is not acceptable).
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A minimum of 18 credit hours in addition to two years of college Portuguese or Spanish or their equivalent.
  • Program Code: 3000
  • CIPC: 050107

Courses taken which are part of the student’s major will not count as fulfillment of the minor requirement.

Course Requirements for Minor in Latin American Studies

The following are required in addition to two years of college study in Portuguese or Spanish or equivalent proficiency to be demonstrated by the student. Select 18 credit hours chosen from at least three of the following departments.

Child & Family Studies

Foreign Languages


** Acceptable when the emphasis and content are basically Latin American.

Should other courses relating specifically to Latin America, either of an experimental or of a permanent nature, be added to the curriculum, these courses will be accepted as part of the Latin American Studies Minor Program. Should such courses be part of an academic area not listed above, the new academic area will be added to those presently constituting the Latin American Studies Minor.

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