Twin Cities Campus
Latin American Studies Minor
Institute for Global Studies
College of Liberal Arts
The minor requires successful completion of SPAN 1004 or PORT 1104 (or equivalent), plus five 3xxx-5xxx courses (totaling at least 15 credits) related to Latin America. Additional information may be found at http://igs.cla.umn.edu.
This program is available:
Students are required to take 4 semester(s) of Spanish, Portugese.
A maximum of 3 credits may be in directed studies or directed research and courses must be drawn from a minimum of three different departments. All courses must be taken A-F, with a grade of C- or better. The minor program must be approved by the global studies adviser.
Complete either the SPAN or PORT course sequences.
SPAN 1001 - Beginning Spanish (5.0 cr)
SPAN 1002 - Beginning Spanish (5.0 cr)
SPAN 1003 - Intermediate Spanish (5.0 cr)
SPAN 1004 - Intermediate Spanish (5.0 cr)
or SPAN 1014 - Business Spanish (5.0 cr)
or SPAN 1044 - Intermediate Medical Spanish (5.0 cr)
GEOG 4121W - Latin America [WI] (4.0 cr)
Two courses (6 cr) in the humanities related to Latin America as a region or a specific Latin American country, chosen in consultation with a global studies adviser.
One course (3 cr) focusing on any aspect of Latin America, chosen in consultation with a global studies adviser.