Caribbean Studies

The Caribbean Studies minor is an interdisciplinary program of study in which students are engaged in the languages, cultures, histories, and societies of the Caribbean within a global context, from Pre-European cultures to the present day.

This minor leads students to a comprehensive understanding of the region and of the Caribbean diaspora.

Coordinator: Paul Clement  

Requirements

SS 304 Introduction to Caribbean (3 credits)

Complete two semesters of either French or Spanish.

French

Course Credits
FR 111 French I       
FR 112 FRENCH II  
FR 213 FRENCH III  
FR 214 FRENCH IV  
FR 122 FRENCH CONVERSATION I  
FR 223 FRENCH CONVERSATION II    
FR 132 FRENCH IN PARIS  
FR 315 INTRO TO FRENCH LITERATURE  

Spanish

Course Credits
SP 111 Spanish I             
SP 112 SPANISH II  
SP 213 SPANISH III  
SP 214 SPANISH IV  
SP 122 SPANISH CONVERSATION I  
SP 223 SPANISH CONVERSATION II  
SP 141 SPANISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS I  
SP 142 SPANISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS II  
SP 132 SPANISH IN SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA  
SP 311 SPANISH FOR BUSINESS  
SP 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY OF SPANISH  

Complete two of the following elective courses.

Course Credits
SS 353 Latin America Today           
SS 446 ECONOMIES OF LATIN AMERICA  
MC 209 Hispanic Cultures In New York  
MC 252 LATIN AMERICAN FICTION: 1960 TO PRESENT  
MC 261 LATIN AMERICAN CINEMA AND RESISTANCE  
MC 300 THE POETICS OF SOUND IN HISPANIC CARIBBEAN LITERATURE  
MC 301 IMAGINARY ENCOUNTERS: REPRESENTATIONS OF THE CARIBBEAN  
MC 303 BLACK IN PARIS: AFRICAN AMERICAN, AFRICAN, AND CARIBBEAN WRITERS IN THE CITY OF LIGHTS (HONORS)  
MC/SS 308 WHITE GOLD: SUGAR, POWER AND THE CREATION OF ATLANTIC CAPITALISM  
MC 351 FROM MODERN TO CONTEMPORARY LATIN AMERICAN WOMEN WRITERS  
MU 202 LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN MUSIC   
PE 217 URBAN DANCE: HISTORY AND SOCIAL CONTEXT  

Please check the Undergraduate Catalog for course descriptions and any prerequisite information.