Contact Information

Program Co-Director:
Carla Giaudrone
Foreign Languages and Literatures
Armitage Hall, 311 N. 5th Street
Camden, NJ 08102
(856) 225-6115
cgiaudro@camden.rutgers.edu

Program Co-Director:
Lorrin Thomas, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of History
Rutgers University
Camden, NJ 08102
(856) 225-2656 (phone)
(856) 225-6806 (fax)
lthomas2@camden.rutgers.edu

Latin American and Latino Studies » Minor Requirements

Minor Requirements

Requirements

The Latin American and Latino Studies minor requires a minimum of six courses (18 credits).

Students interested in the minor must complete a core of three courses (9 credits) consisting of:

  • 50:590:210 Introduction to Latin American and Latino Studies (offered once a year)
  • 50:940:121 Intermediate Spanish I (or any Spanish course above this level), and
  • Either 50:516:211 or 50:516:212 Latin American History I or II (offered every fall and every spring)

The remaining three courses will be selected from among the offerings listed below:

Electives

Anthropology (070)

  • 341 Peoples and Cultures of Latin America (3)
  • 385 Immigrants and Families (3)
  • 485 Maya Art and Culture (3)

Art History (082)

  • 329 Pre-Columbian and Meso-American Art (3)
  • 485 Latin American Art and Culture (3)

French (420)

  • 391 Visions of Youth in the Francophone World (3)

History (516 or 509 or 525)

  • 516-211 Latin American History I (3)
  • 516-212 ¬†Latin American History II (3)
  • 525-122¬† Honors Seminar, Race and Ethnicity in the Americas (3)
  • 380 History of the Caribbean (3)
  • 509-299 Perspectives on History: The Guatemalan Coup of 1954 (3)
  • 509-481 Senior Seminar: The U.S. and Latin America in the 20th century (3)

Political Science (790)

  • 211 Introduction to International Politics (3)
  • 311 Comp. Government and Politics of Latin Am. (3)
  • 328 Comparative Politics of Developing Nations (3)
  • 338 Government and Business in the International System (3)
  • 364 Politics of Minority Groups (3)
  • 425 Modernization and the Third World (3)
  • 469 Rich Nations/ Poor Nations (3)

Psychology (830)

  • 203 Psychology of Minority Groups (3)

Sociology (920)

  • 316 Race and Ethnicity (3)
  • 370 Globalization and Social Change (3)

Spanish (940)

  • 122 Intermediate Spanish II (4)
  • 151 Civilization of the Spanish Peoples (3)
  • 203 Spanish Comp. and Conversation (3)
  • 204 Advanced Spanish Comp and Conv (3)
  • 208 Spanish-Am. Cult and Civilization (3)
  • 225 Spanish for Business (3)
  • 226 Spanish for the Legal Professions (3)
  • 227 Spanish for the Health Professions (3)
  • 291 Community Translation 101 (3)
  • Any class at 200, 300, or 400 level on Latin America, with advance approval of the program directors.

School of Business (52)

  • 620:369 Management of Multinational Business (3)
  • 630:371 International Marketing (3)

Other relevant courses with advance approval of the program directors.

*Any course taken under the International Studies rubric that involves a trip to Latin America may be counted.