The Latin American and Latino/a studies minor allows students to approach the study of Latin America and Latinos/as in the United States from an interdisciplinary perspective.
The minor in Latin American and Latino/a studies requires SPAN 301 or its equivalent and a minimum of 21 units. Training in Latin American and Latino/a studies is an excellent preparation for careers in education, business and government. Graduates find employment with businesses such as export/import companies, international banks, tour and travel companies, and the international media. Government agencies, such as the State Department and the Department of Immigration, seek individuals trained in Latin American and Latino/a studies. Employment opportunities exist for translators, researchers and in other areas.
View minor requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.
A minor course of study allows you to complement your major with a broader body of knowledge. You can pursue your personal passion and academic interests while still fulfilling the requirements of your major discipline. Enhance your resume and transcript and make yourself a more marketable job candidate by building your knowledge base and broadening your educational experience.