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Minor: A minimum of five course credits and language proficiency to include:

1. 205-level proficiency in Spanish or Portuguese;
2. LAS/HIS141;
3. Four courses in at least two different departments, selected from ART 202 or 302 (when

    taught in Mexico); HIS/LAS 349; POL 346; SPA 109, 311, 411 (when the subject matter deals
    specifically with Latin America), 355, 356, 383; a maximum of one appropriate independent
    study course; relevant courses taken as part of an off-campus program and approved by the
    LAS Committee.

141. Introduction to Latin American Studies
A survey of Latin American history from the colonial era to the present. Special attention will be
given to major themes and selected countries. Not open to juniors and seniors except with
permission of instructor. Same course as HIS 141 when taught by a faculty member approved by
the Department of History. (Humanities)

235-240. Topics in Latin American Studies
Study of a selected topic of interest and concern in Latin American Studies. May be repeated
once for credit if topics are different. See Topics Courses.

280/380. Internship: See Additional Academic Programs, All-College Independent Study
Courses 280/380.

290/390. Individual Project: See Additional Academic Programs, All-College Independent
Study Courses 290/390.

335-340. Advanced Topics in Latin American Studies
Examination of a theme or set of themes. Topics vary from year to year. May be repeated once
for credit if topics are different. See Topics Courses. Prerequisite: HIS/LAS 141.

349. Topics in Latin American History
Examination of a historical theme or set of themes. Topics vary from year to year. Prerequisite:
HIS/LAS 141. Same course as HIS 349. See Topics Courses. (Humanities)

487. Senior Thesis
Individual research on an interdisciplinary topic approved and supervised by two faculty
members from two different departments participating in the Latin American Studies program.
Prerequisite: senior standing as a Latin American Studies major.

941. Costa Rica: Studies in Latin American Culture and Society: see ACM Programs.

942. Costa Rica: Tropical Field Research: see ACM Programs.

988. There are currently several programs in Central and South America run by the School for
International Training. See School for International Training Programs.

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