Latin American and Latinx Studies, Minor

The Latin American and Latinx Studies (LALS) Program offers an interdisciplinary major and minor to study the history, arts, languages, cultures, societies, politics, and/or regional organizations of Latin American and Caribbean countries as well as Latinx communities and individuals in the United States. With courses offered across many departments in the School of Arts and Sciences, in study abroad programs taught throughout Latin American cities, and with academically based community service courses with Latinx organizations in the Greater Philadelphia area, the LALS major and minor afford our students a very comprehensive approach to Latin American and Latinx Studies as well as the possibility of a flexible curriculum, where students can pursue and combine their academic interests.

Requirements: Language competence equal to two semesters of college study in Spanish or Portuguese.

Minor Requirements
Select 6 course units of courses with Latin American content 16
Total Course Units6

Only two courses counted toward a major may be double-counted toward the LALS Minor. Study Abroad courses may count. Consult with your Minor Advisor.

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2023 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.