Latin American and Latino/a Studies is an interdisciplinary program that combines courses from multiple academic departments to give students a broad understanding of historical, political, social, geographic and cultural aspects of Latin America and Latino/a communities. Coursework in social sciences, literature, music, drama and Spanish language provides a uniquely comprehensive approach to historical and contemporary issues as well as questions of identity, heritage and creative expression.
Latin American and Latino/a Studies (AA) Requirements
|Area 2 - Arts, Culture and Literature, choose a minimum of 6 units from the following:||Units|
|DRAM 160||Latin American Theatre||3 units|
|LIT. 371||Mexican-American Literature||3 units|
|LIT. 372||Myth and Folklore of La Raza||3 units|
|LIT. 373||Latin American Literature in Translation||3 units|
|MUS. 240||Music of the Americas||3 units|
|SPAN 161||Latino Literature I||3 units|
|SPAN 162||Latino Literature II||3 units|
|Area 3 - Spanish Language and Heritage, choose a minimum of 3-5 units from the following:||Units|
|SPAN 120||Advanced Elementary Spanish||5 units|
|SPAN 122||Advanced Elementary Spanish II||3 units|
|SPAN 131||Intermediate Spanish I||3 units|
|SPAN 132||Intermediate Spanish II||3 units|
|SPAN 140||Advanced Intermediate Spanish||3 units|
|SPAN 145||Spanish Conversation through Film||3 units|
|SPAN 150||Spanish for Heritage Speakers I||4 units|
|SPAN 152||Spanish for Heritage Speakers II||4 units|
|Area 4, choose a minimum of 3-5 units from the following:||Units|
|Choose any one additional course (not already taken) from Areas 1, 2 or 3||3 - 5 units|
And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum
60 units required for the Associate degree.
Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.