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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Latino and Latin American Studies Minor


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General Program Information

The Latino and Latin American Studies Program (LLAS) seeks to engage CWU students, faculty, staff, and local communities in a study of Latino and Latin American experiences, peoples, and cultures. The LLAS minor provides students with broad, interdisciplinary training in the economic, social, political, and cultural realities of Latino and Latin American peoples. The minor will be extremely valuable for those pursuing careers in business, government, social work, law and justice, and teaching that require engagement with Latino communities in the United States, as well as for those who wish to travel and work in Latin America. Moreover, the Latino and Latin American Studies minor may also serve as preparation for graduate study in multiple academic or professional fields.
 
Requirements for minors in Latino and Latin American Studies

  • Prerequisite: Spanish, Portuguese, or French language equivalent to the end of the first year (153).
  • An average GPA of 2.0 is required in all program courses.

Department-approved Elective Credits: 20


A total of 20 approved elective credits in at least three different disciplines at the 300 level or above is required (see “List of Approved CWU Courses” below). Courses taken through CWU exchange or study-abroad programs in a Latin American university may be applied for minor program credit. Courses that do not appear on the approved list but contain significant Latino and Latin American content may be used for minor program credit, upon approval of the LLAS director(s).

List of Approved CWU Courses (By Department/Program)


(b) English


(g) Latino and Latin American Studies


(h) Political Science


Total Credits: 25


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