Latin American Studies Minor
The Latin American Studies minor provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of Latin America. People of Latin American or Latino heritage comprise the largest minority group in the U.S. Knowledge of Latin America is especially valuable for students who plan to work in education, international organizations, government, social services, and business, as well as for those who plan to undertake graduate study in Latin America.
- The minor requires five courses representing at least three disciplines.
- Latin American history (HIST 532) is required (or equivalent after consultation and approval with Program Coordinator).
- A minimum of high-intermediate level proficiency in Spanish or Portuguese must be reached through coursework or other means (completion of Spanish 504 or Portuguese 504 at UNH, or equivalent courses or equivalency testing).
- At least three courses must be taken in residence.
- All coursework required for the Latin American minor must be completed with a grade of C or better.
- Courses for the minor may not be taken pass/fail.
- Elective courses must be approved by the Latin American Studies minor coordinator or committee, and at least 50 percent of any selected course must focus on Latin America.
- Academic study in Latin America is strongly recommended. Speak with faculty to help you find the study abroad program that best fits your interests. UNH and its affiliates offer several short and long term programs throughout Latin America.
Fall 2018 Elective Courses. Click the links to see the course descriptions.
ANTH 500B: Peoples and Cultures of Latin America
ENGL 560: Introduction to Latinx Literature and Culture
SPAN 647: Hispanic Cultural Studies
SPAN 648: Hispanic World Today
SPAN 650: Hispanic Lit and Popular Culture
SPANISH 797F: "Hispanic Film Studies: NewRealistic Gaze(s) in Hispanic Cinema"
SPANISH 798F: Topics in Hispanic Linguistics and Cultural Studies