The new LHCS minor goes into effect fall 2015

The minor consists of 18 credits completed with a grade C or better.

Introductory Course (3 credits)

595:100 Introduction to Caribbean Studies OR

595:101 Introduction to Latino Studies


Interdisciplinary Distributions (9 credits, one course from three of the following areas):

History, Politics, and Philosophy
01:595:204 History of the Caribbean to 1898 OR
01:595:205 History of the Caribbean since 1898 OR
01:595:251 Caribbean Freedom

Culture and Creative Expressions 
01:595:226 Art and Visual Culture of the Caribbean OR
01:595:240 Latino Literature and Culture OR
01:595:270 Introduction to Caribbean Literature OR
01:595:295 Latino and Caribbean Cultural Studies

Society, Community, and Environment
01:595:297 Caribbean Societies OR
01:595:298 Latinos and Migration

Research Methods in Latino and Caribbean Studies (595:215)



Two courses, one of which must be 300 or 400 level.

None of the courses in the minor may be substituted by courses outside the department. Only one independent study course may be counted towards the minor and must be approved by the Undergraduate Director.


Declaration form for Major/Minors