To be read in conjunction with the program of study requirements for the degree in which you are enrolled:
A student may complete a minor sequence of 22.5 units in Latin American Studies by completing two Year 1 topics (9 units), two Year 2 topics (9 units) plus and additional topic (4.5 units) from the Year 2 or Year 3 Topics listed in the program of study below.
The minor in Latin American Studies aims to build a basic knowledge of Latin America.
Upon successful completion of the minor in American studies, students should have:
- a basic knowledge of Latin America
- critical reading and writing skills.
Program of study
The following is the program of study for a 22.5 unit minor sequence in Latin American Studies and should be read in conjunction with the course rule for the degree in which you are enrolled.
Minor - Latin American Studies
Year 1 topics
Select 9 units from the year 1 topics listed below
GEOG1001 Water Resources and Society (4.5 units)
INTR1006 International Relations: An Introduction (4.5 units)
SPAN1201 Introductory Spanish Part 1 (4.5 units)
SPAN1202 Introductory Spanish Part 2 (4.5 units)
Year 2 topics
DVST2006 From Bullets to Ballot Box and Back: Politics of the Global South (4.5 units)
plus 9 units from the topics listed below
SPAN2211 Keys to the Spanish and Latin American Worlds (4.5 units)
SPAN2212 An Introduction to Spanish and Latin American Cultures (4.5 units)
SPAN3211 Latin American History and Culture Through Film and Literature (4.5 units)
SPAN3311 Contemporary Spanish History and Culture Through Film and Literature (4.5 units)
SPAN3312 An Introduction to Spanish Translation: Theory and Practice (4.5 units)
WMST2017 Gender, Globalisation and International Development (4.5 units)
Other topics may be taken if approved by the Director of Studies.