Latin American Studies

The Latin American Studies Minor is a group of courses focused on Latin America that fulfills FIT Liberal Arts requirements in various bachelor programs. This interdisciplinary minor includes language, literature, philosophy, history of art, politics, history, music, and culture. Students take a minimum of 15 credits, including two semesters of Spanish or Portuguese.

Coordinator: Mario Valero 

Requirements

Complete two of the following language electives in consecutive order.

Course Credits
PO 111 Portuguese I   
PO 112 PORTUGUESE II   
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  

Complete three of the following liberal arts courses in any sequence.

Course Credits
EN 353 Theater of the Americas   
HA 224 MESOAMERICAN ART AND CIVILIZATION   
HA 397 STUDIES IN MAYA ART IN CULTURE (HONORS)   
HI 203 DISTANT NEIGHBORS: A HISTORY OF LATIN AMERICA AND THE UNITED STATES (FORMERLY LA 224)   
MC 203 GENDER AS PERFORMANCE: REPRESENTATION OF MASCULINITIES IN LATIN AMERICAN/LATINX THEATRE   
MC 205 MEXICAN CINEMA: BETWEEN THE NATIONAL AND THE GLOBAL   
MC 209 Hispanic Cultures In New York  
MC/FI 211 Inventing Places: Spatial Myths In Brazilian Cinema  
MC 252 LATIN AMERICAN FICTION: 1960 TO PRESENT   
MC 261/FI 225 LATIN AMERICAN CINEMA AND RESISTANCE   
MC 262 REVOLUTION AS SPECTACLE: MEXICO   
MC 300 THE POETICS OF SOUND IN HISPANIC CARIBBEAN LITERATURE   
MC 301 IMAGINARY ENCOUNTERS: REPRESENTATIONS OF THE CARIBBEAN   
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 (FORMERLY LA 223)   
PE 217 URBAN DANCE: HISTORY AND SOCIAL CONTEXT   
SS 278 LATINOS IN THE UNITED STATES: A SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE   
SS 304 INTRODUCTION TO CARIBBEAN STUDIES   
SS 353 LATIN AMERICA TODAY   
SS 374 CROSS-CULTURAL STUDIES   
SS 446 ECONOMIES OF LATIN AMERICA  

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