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 


Curriculum requirements can be found in the undergraduate catalog, along with course descriptions and prerequisite information.

» Curriculum Requirements for the Latin American Studies Minor

Current curriculum requirements are intended for students declared after Fall 2022. If you have already declared your minor, please speak to your academic advisor for assistance.

New Courses Added to Minor

HA 242 – Andean Art and Civilization
HA 254 – Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art
SS 315 – Contemporary Issues Impacting the Caribbean Region