Latin American Studies - Minor

College of Arts and Sciences
Center for Comparative and Integrative Programs
105 Bowman Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2062
www.kent.edu/ccip


Description

The Latin American Studies minor is interdisciplinary and allows students to explore the region from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. It complements a number of programs, including history, geography, Spanish, political science and international relations.
 

FULLY OFFERED AT:

  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

 

Minor Requirements

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Choose from the following (three or more subject areas):18
ANCIENT MESOAMERICA
INTRODUCTION TO ETHNIC LITERATURE OF THE UNITED STATES (DIVD)
GEOGRAPHY OF SOUTH AMERICA (DIVG)
GEOGRAPHY OF LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN (DIVG)
MODERN LATIN AMERICA (DIVG)
EARLY LATIN AMERICA
MINORITIES IN CRIME AND JUSTICE (DIVD)
THE LATIN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE (DIVG)
CARIBBEAN STUDIES (DIVG)
THE CARIBBEAN: QUEST FOR NATIONHOOD
LATIN AMERICAN POLITICS (DIVG)
MINORITIES IN THE UNITED STATES (DIVD)
EARLY SPANISH-AMERICAN LITERATURE (ELR) (WIC) 1
RECENT SPANISH-AMERICAN LITERATURE (ELR) (WIC) 1
CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION OF LATIN AMERICA 1
CONTEMPORARY HISPANIC CULTURE 1
CONTEMPORARY SPANISH-AMERICAN SHORT STORY 1
U.S. LATINA/O WRITERS 1
Minimum Total Credit Hours:18
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Courses are taught in Spanish. Students must meet the prerequisites prior to enrolling.

 Graduation Requirements

Minimum Minor GPA
2.000
  • Students must complete at least two upper-division (30000 or 40000 level) courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).