The Bachelor of Latin American Studies curriculum focuses on achieving an interdisciplinary understanding of the region relative to an increasingly globalizing world. Under an advisor's supervision, students write their own minors, selecting electives from more than twenty cooperating departments taught by some seventy affiliated faculty specializing in Latin America. The program strives to develop critical thinking, intercultural competency and research, analytical and communicative skills. A minor in Latin American Studies consists of 15 credit hours in 5 courses.
A minor in Latin American Studies consists of 15 credit hours in 5 courses.
Required courses: LAST 1010 plus 4 electives.
|LAST 1010||Introduction to Latin American Studies||3|
|Select four electives||12|
|Total Credit Hours||15|
Of the four electives, three must be at the 2000 level or higher, and one must be at the 6000 level. All 6000-level coursework for the minor must be taken in residency at Tulane; courses taken abroad do not count toward this requirement. Three electives must concentrate on one of the LAST themes.