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Courses That Can Be Applied to the Minor

 

Latin American Studies minors should note that the the only required course for the minor, LAS 480: Latin American Studies Seminar, is only offered once every two years.

Some additional classes that are regularly taught that count toward the Latin American Studies minor include:

  • ANTH/SOC 274: Cultural Area Studies: Latin America
  • ANTH/LAS 370: Latinos and Diasporas
  • ANTH 460: Ethnographic Field School
  • ECON 339: Economic Development
  • ECON 345: International Trade
  • ECON 346: International Finance
  • ECON 350: Comparative Economic Systems
  • ENGL 344: Ethnic American Literature
  • ENGL/FNLG 396: Literature of Emerging Nations
  • GEOG 252: Geography of Latin America
  • GEOG 484: Field Studies in Geography and Social Studies
  • HIST 208: Survey of Latin American History
  • HIST 350: History of Latin America: Colonial Period
  • HIST 351: History of Latin America: National Period
  • LAS 281/481: Special Topics in Latin American Studies
  • LAS 350: The Mayas: Culture, Literature, and Numbers
  • LAS 480: Latin American Studies Seminar
  • LAS 482: Independent Study
  • LAS 493: Internship
  • MGMT/MKTG 350: International Business
  • MGMT 351: International Management
  • MGMT 452: Comparative Management
  • MGMT 454: International Competitiveness
  • MKTG 430: International Marketing
  • PLSC 285: Comparative Government II
  • PLSC 387: Political Systems: Latin America
  • PLSC 389: International Development Strategies
  • SPAN 244: Modern Mexico
  • SPAN 260: Introduction to Hispanic Literature
  • SPAN 340: Hispanic Civilization through the 19th Century
  • SPAN 344: 20th Century Spanish-American Civilization and Culture
  • SPAN 364: Survey of Spanish-American Literature
  • SPAN 420: Modern Hispanic Theater
  • SPAN 421: Modern Hispanic Short Story
  • SPAN 430: 20th-Century Spanish-American Prose 
  • SPAN 431: Spanish-American Poetry

Please refer to the course catalog or see Dr. Sarah Wheeler for the Latin American Studies minor brochure for additional courses.

  • Latin American Studies
  • Keith Annex, Room 109
    390 Pratt Hall
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2683
  • Fax: 724-357-3810
  • Office Hours
  • Call for an appointment:
  • 724-357-2683
  • Or e-mail wheeler@iup.edu
  • Or call Political Science Dept. at 357-2290 to ask for Dr. Wheeler's office hours