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Latino, Latin American, and Caribbean Studies

Latino, Latin American, and Caribbean Studies

For more information on the minor and event programming,
Contact LLACS Director: Jose Lara.
 

Latino, Latin America, and Caribbean Studies Minor - LLACS

The Minor in the Latino, Latin America, and Caribbean Studies is open to all Morgan State University regardless of their majors. The minor contributes to the inter-nationalization of the curriculum, strengthens the liberal arts curriculum and globalizes students' worldview. It is of interest not only to students who plan to pursue careers in international studies, diplomacy, international business, international development, public health, sociology, communication studies, education, library science, engineering, and history, but also to students seeking to enrich their perspective in this age of globalization.

Students pursuing a minor in Latino, Latin American, and Caribbean Studies must complete the following requirements:

Required Courses
The following three courses are required for all LLACS minors (9 credits total):

SPAN 450 - Introduction to Latino, Latin American, and Caribbean Studies.

SPAN 2xx or > Foreign Language - 3 credits
SPAN 2xx or > Foreign Language - 3 credits

Electives
Any combination of 3 courses from the following (9 credits total)

Architecture
ARCH 417 - Latin American Housing - 3 credits

Economics
ECON 323 - Econ. of Developing Nations - 3 credits
ECON 440 - Regional Economics - 3 credits

History and Geography
GEOG 200 - Geography of the Americas - 3 credits
GEOG 302 - Economic Geography - 3 credits
HIST 280 - History of the Caribbean - 3 credits
HIST 381 - Latin America/Caribbean to 1823 - 3 credits
HIST 382 - Latin America/Caribbean since 1823 - 3 credits
HIST 490 - Interdisciplinary Seminar - 3 credits

Philosophy and Religious Studies
RELG 328 - Christianity (in the Latino Americas) - 3 credits
PHIL 366 - Latin American Philosophy - 3 credits

Political Science
POSC 390 - Colloquium in Political Science - 3 credits

Sociology
SOCI 403 - Ethnog. of Selected Cultural Regions - 3 credits
SOCI 493 - World Cultures and Development - 3 credits

World Languages
LACS 302 - Latin Amer. Society Through Film and Literature - 3 credits
PORT 207 - Brazilian Cinema - 3 credits

Total 18 Credits