Academic Catalog and Handbooks

2023-2024 Edition

Latino/Latin American Studies Minor

20 credits required

Classes will be conducted in English and Spanish, depending on the department that offers them.

One of the following: 14
Latin American Culture
Culture and Diversity in Latin America
Latin American Art & Culture
One of the following: 14
Latino Identity in the United States
Latinx Identities in the United States
3 of the following 212
Doing Business in Latin America
Aztecs, Incas, and Mayas: From Indigenous Empires to Conquered Peoples
HIST 122
Mexico from Aztecs to Independence
Mexico from Independence to Today
Religion in Latin America
HIST 324
Mayan Societies: History, Politics and Economy Abroad
HISP 328
Latin America: Conquest and Colonization
Latin America: Autonomy, Nation and Identity
Modern Latin America through Literature
The Legacy of Memory and Testimony in Post-dictatorship Latin America
Latin American Literature & Culture Through Theater
Latin America in Globalization
Seminar on Transatlantic Hispanic Issues
Latinx Identities in the United States
Revolutions and Social Movements
The Global South
Latin American Politics
Inequality, Race, and Gender in Brazil
SOCI 322
Food, Culture and Society
Culture and Diversity in Latin America
Race and Ethnicity
Transnational Anthropology
THEO 317
U.S. Latino/a Theologies
Theologies of Liberation
Culture and Social Difference in the Hispanic World
HIST 200
HIST 300
Studies in Individual Authors
Current Issues in Literary Studies
Literature by Women
Race and Ethnicity in American Literature
Total Hours20

May be completed prior to completion of HISP 312 or Spanish proficiency equivalent.


Only one course may come from HISP.

Additional Requirements: 

General Education Requirements: 

All undergraduate students must complete the requirements of the Integrations Curriculum (IC) which is designed to ensure all of our students receive a liberal arts education. Please review details of the Integrations Curriculum requirements here

Graduation Requirements:

In addition to the Integrations Curriculum, all undergraduate students must meet the following minimum degree requirements to earn their degree from CSB and SJU. 

      Credits:  124 total credits, 40 of which must be from upper division coursework
           GPA:   2.0 or higher* 
Residency:   At least 24 of your last 32 credits must be completed at CSB/SJU

Please visit Graduation under the Academic Policies and Regulations portion of the catalog for additional details regarding degree requirements.

* Cumulative GPA as well as major(s)/minor(s) GPA. Please note some majors/minors may require a higher GPA to earn their degree.