Latin American Studies, Minor
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Saint Louis University's Latin American studies minor is designed to engage students with the history, politics, economics, literature and cultures of Latin America, a region of growing global strategic importance and a complex relation with the United States. The minor requires 18 credits of course work.
|LAS 3000||Introduction to Latin American Studies||3|
|HIST 3170||Colonial Latin America||3|
|HIST 3180||Modern Latin America||3|
|LAS 4960||Senior Inquiry||3|
|Two courses selected from the following. Students are expected to focus their elective coursework in either Humanities or Social Sciences.||6|
|Modern Art in Latin America|
|Three in One: Hispanic Experience|
|Short Stories: History, Histories. Deciphering Latin-American Societies and Cultures|
|Latin American 'Modernism'|
|Contemporary Latin American Poetry|
|Early Latin American Novel|
|Contemporary Latin American Novel|
|Cultural Stereotypes: Latin Am|
|Contemporary Latin-Am Drama|
|The African Experience in Spanish America|
|Latin Am Novel after 1970|
|Latin American Testimony|
|Women's Literature in Latin America|
|Latin American Film|
|Christ and Color: Liberation Theology|
|Nicaragua: Theology and Culture|
|Economies of Latin America|
|Introduction to Latin American Politics|
|Introduction to International Political Economy|
|Politics of Mexico|
|Political Process - Latin America|
|Problems of Globalization|
|Latin American-U.S. Relations|
|Latin American Social Movements|
|Seminar: Contemporary Political Ideologies|
|Peace and Conflict Studies|
|Demography: Measuring and Modeling Population Process|
|Latin American Business|
Completion of one semester abroad as described for the major.
Completion of at least 40 credits of community service during the semester in Latin America.
All Latin American Studies minor courses must be completed with a grade of C or higher in order to count for the major and for the student to continue in the major.