Latin American Studies (LAST)
278 STEWART HALL/(320) 308-5656
Director: Edward Greaves
Faculty Committee: A. Arriagada, A. Boyer, Casanova, E. Davis, Greaves, Hasbrouck, Jaede, Larkin, Lavenda, Nuccetelli, Triana-Echeverria, Van Buren, Villanueva, Wall, Washa
Students who are interested in the Latin American program, the major, or the minor are encouraged to consult with Mark Jaede, 278 Stewart Hall, as soon as possible.
Bachelor of Arts
Required (15): LAST 250; GEOG 373; HIST 361, 362; ECON 480 or POL 333
Electives (21): ECON 350, 480; HIST 354; LAST 350, 370; POL 333; SPAN 341, 411 (Spanish-American only), 440, 442, 443; Independent Study 199-499 (maximum 6 credits). Up to 6 credits of seminar/topics/problems/field study or new courses in various departments which have a substantial Latin American content also may be used with the permission of the adviser.
Students who have participated in SCSU's Latin America program may use a maximum of 9 credits of non-Spanish language courses and 3 credits of SPAN 460 completed in Latin America toward the major.
Language Competency: Completion of a year of 200 level course work or the equivalent in Spanish or Portuguese.
Required (12): LAST 250; GEOG 373; HIST 361 or 362; ECON 480 or POL 333.
Electives (15): Select among the required or elective classes in the major. Students who have participated in SCSU's Latin American Program may use a maximum of 6 credits of non-Spanish language courses and 3 credits of SPAN 460 (Study Abroad) completed in Latin American toward the minor. LAST minors are encouraged to include some study of Spanish or Portuguese in their academic programs.