The interdepartmental minor in Latin American Studies, offered by the Department of World Languages and Literatures, is designed to complement a wide variety of academic majors by providing knowledge of Latin American affairs, culture, and politics. Courses may be selected from art, world languages and literatures, history, Chicana and Chicano studies, philosophy, political science, and theater arts.
University Graduation Requirements
To be awarded a minor, at least 12 units of coursework must be completely distinct and separate from the coursework in the major, and coursework for the minor must include a minimum of 6 upper-division units (University Policy S16-4). Minor preparation or minor support courses do not count toward the 12 distinct units. Of the coursework for the minor, at least 6 units must be completed in residence at SJSU. The minimum aggregate GPA for all coursework required for the minor must be at least 2.0.