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 include one of the two introductory courses on Latin America:
|LAST 1010||Intro Latin America||3|
|or LAST 1020||Intro to Latin Amer Studies II|
|Select four electives||12|
|Total Credit Hours||15|
Three of which must be at the 200 level or higher, and one of which must be at the 600 level. All 600-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 themes listed above.
There is no language requirement for Latin American Studies minors.