Majors, minors + certificates

Minor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LTAMMIN)Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Students on Summer 2019, Fall 2019, or Spring 2020 requirements.

Description

Students should develop their minor in consultation with their respective departmental advisors and the undergraduate advisor of the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program. Students may elect to complete the minor or the certificate but not both.

Minor requirements

The minor requires at least 15 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.

  1. The Latin American Experience. One (1) course:
  2. Contemporary Problems in Latin America. One (1) course:
  3. Electives. Additional credit hours from the Related Courses list.
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    • (approved topic: "International Trade II")
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  4. Language requirement. Must meet the College Foreign Language requirement with one of the following languages: Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, Quechua, or Yucatec Maya.
  5. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
    2. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the minor.
    4. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the minor—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.
    5. Exceptions to minor requirements may be made with the approval of the department's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.