Caribbean, Latino American, and Latino Studies Minor Requirements

Minor Requirements

Students must earn six units of CLAS credit from at least two departments and/or programs to complete the minor. Among these, students must complete at least one of the following survey courses:

CLAS 104/HIST 115. Survey of Caribbean and Latin American Studies.

CLAS 105. Introduction to Latino Studies and Latino Cultural Expressions.

CLAS/GOVT 228. Latin American Politics.

CLAS/HIST 233. Colonial Latin America.

CLAS/HIST 234. Modern Latin America.

CLAS/SPAN 221. Latin America in Film.

CLAS/SPAN 444. Survey of Latin American Literature.

Students must complete an additional five units, which may include other courses from the list of survey courses. These five elective units will be courses that are multi- or cross-listed with CLAS. The electives must be in at least two departments and/or programs on campus.

Courses taken at the off-campus programs in Trinidad and Costa Rica automatically qualify towards the CLAS electives. Courses taken at an ISEP program in the Caribbean or Latin America also automatically qualify. Courses designated as CLAS and taught at the Madrid campus also qualify.

Transfer units, courses at SLU off-campus programs other than those noted above, summer courses and internships accredited through a SLU department that pertain to the Caribbean or Latin America may be counted if approved in writing by the CLAS Coordinator before they are taken.