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B.A. Modern Languages/Concentration in Latin American Studies

The Concentration in Latin American Studies consists of 40-43 credit hours, 15-16 of which must be completed in the Portuguese Studies Program starting in PORT 201, 202, and followed by 7-8 credit hours of additional courses in Portuguese at the 300-level or above.

Course No. Course Description Credits
ANTH 101Introduction to Cultural Anthropology4
HIST 352Colonial Latin America3
HIST 353Modern Latin America4
LAS 363Seminar: Topics in Latin American Studies3
MLAN 360Seminar in Modern Languages3
One Course from
ANTH 325Regional Studies in Cultural Anthropology - South American Indians4
ANTH 461Latinos in the United States3
MLAN 320Internship in Latin American Studies3
POL 203Global Politics4
POL 317Politics and Society3
POL 341The Politics of Developing Nations3
Or a 400-level Spanish or Portuguese course in Latin American literature, film, culture, etc.3

Choose Track 1 or Track 2

Track 1: Brazil

Course No. Course Description Credits
PORT 201Conversation and Composition4
PORT 202Composition and Conversation4
PORT 304Brazilian Literature and Culture4
One additional course in Portuguese at the 300-level or above3-4

Cognates

Two courses in Spanish6-8

Total Credit Hours

40-44

Track 2: Spanish-Speaking Latin America

Course No. Course Description Credits
SPAN 201Conversation and Composition4
SPAN 202Composition and Conversation4
SPAN 312Latin American Literature and Culture: Pre-Eighteenth Century4
SPAN 313Latin American Literature and Culture: From Eighteenth Century4

Cognates

Two courses in Portuguese6-8

Total Credit Hours

40-44

For more information contact the Chair of Modern Languages.

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