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Additional classes that may be used to fulfill electives for the Latin American Studies minor include MTSU summer and semester study abroad courses offered through the Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS) in Mexico, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Brazil. Contact the Latin American advisor for further information.

Elective Courses (12 hours)

ANTH 3512 Peoples and Cultures of South America
ANTH 3513 Peoples and Cultures of Caribbean and Central America
ANTH 3521 Mesoamerican Archaeology
ART 3871 Pre-Columbian art of Mesoamerica
ART 3872 Survey of Andean Art.
ART 3880 Contemporary Latin American Art
ECON 4470 Economic Development of the Third Word
GEOG 3401 Field Course.
GEOG 3420 Geography of Latin America
GEOG 4280 Special Problems and Topics in Geography
HIST 4210 Colonial Latin America
HIST 4220 Modern Latin America
HIST 4240 Latin-American-United States Relations
HIST 4250 Mexico and the Caribbean
HIST 4260 South America
PS 3210 International Relations
PS 3900 Latin American Politics
PORT 1010, 1020 Elementary Portuguese I, II
PORT 2010, 2020 Intermediate Portuguese I, II
SPAN 2010 Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN 2020 Intermediate Spanish II
SPAN 3070 Latin American Civilizations and Cultures
SPAN 4440 Latin American Literature I
SPAN 4450 Latin American Literature II
SPAN 4045 Special topics in Hispanic Cinema
SPAN 4750 Special Topics in Latin American Literature or Culture
SPAN 4900B Directed Readings in Latin American Literature and Culture
SPEE 4560 Intercultural Communication

Directed Readings or Special Topics in any pertinent department may be pursued with prior approval of the instructor involved and the Latin American Studies advisor.

*If students wish to substitute Portuguese language classes for the Spanish language requirement, please contact the Latin American Studies advisor.


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