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Minor: Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Prospective majors should consult the department advisor for guidance on courses. Appointments are scheduled in the LACS office, 734.763.0553 or email@example.com. Normally, a plan for the major should reflect the multidisciplinary nature of the program and the themes that a student wishes to develop. Students should file a tentative plan for the major with the Program in their junior year, and update it prior to graduation.
A minor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies is not open to students with a major in Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
The LACS minor is designed to provide students with a multidisciplinary approach to the study of Latin America and the Caribbean. It aims to enhance the student's disciplinary training, received through major in a traditional discipline, by exposing the student to the topics and issues that are raised in the multidisciplinary area studies approach to countries of the Americas. Students wishing to pursue a minor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies must develop a specific plan for its completion in consultation with the LACS Student Advisor.
Students wishing to pursue a minor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies must develop a specific plan for its completion in consultation with the LACS student advisor. Appointments are scheduled in the LACS office [(734) 763-0553 or firstname.lastname@example.org ].
Prerequisites to the Minor
SPANISH 232 or PORTUG 232.
Requirements for the Minor
At least 15 credits in courses at the 300-level and above on Latin America and the Caribbean, to be chosen from among courses listed in the Latin American and Caribbean Studies major.
Constraints: Courses must be drawn from at least three different departments, with not more than six credits in any one department.
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