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

Students on Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 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.
    1. College Electives. Three (3) additional credit hours:
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      • (approved topic: "Arts: Creativity and Collaboration")
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      • (approved topic: "International Trade II")
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    2. Free Electives. Six (6) additional credit hours:
      • Additional courses from the College Electives list.
      • BUS C-271
      • BUS-G 316 Sustainable Enterprise
      • BUS-L 314 International Business Law
      • BUS-L 355 Topics in Business Law
      • BUS-M 401 International Marketing
      • EDUC-H 350 Schooling Around the World
      • EDUC-L 441 Bilingual Education: Introduction
      • LSTU-L 231 Contemporary Labor Issues: Globalization and Labor
      • MUS-F 447 Percussion Chamber Ensemble
      • MUS-M 413 Topics in Latin American Music
      • MUS-O 450 Jazz Chamber Ensemble
      • MUS-X 414 Latin American Ensemble
      • MUS-Z 161 Steel Drumming
      • MUS-Z 213 Latin American and Latino Popular Music and Culture
      • SPEA-E 400 Topics in Environmental Studies
      • SPEA-V 450 Contemporary Issues in Public Affairs
      • SPH-B 310 Hlth Care in Diverse Communities
      • SPH-F 417 African American and Latino Families
      • SPH-R 315 Leadership in a Diverse Society
      • SPH-V 422 Issues in Global Environmental Health: Investigations and Interventions
  4. Language requirement. Complete the CASE Foreign Language requirement with one of the following languages: Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, Quechua, or Yucatec Maya.
  5. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. Minor Residency. 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. Minor Upper Division Courses. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Minimum Grade. 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. Minor GPA. 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.