Minor Requirements

Course Requirements

The minor in Latin American and Latino Studies consists of seven courses as follows.*

  • 2 lower-division: any two lower-division LALS courses
  • 5 upper-division: one LALS core course from 100/A/B series + four upper-division electives

Knowledge of Spanish and/or Portuguese is recommended, but not required for the minor. 

LALS 1 is recommended as one of the lower-division requirements, but is not required for the minor.

*A maximum of two courses outside LALS may be used toward LALS minor requirements. See a complete list of pre-approved UCSC courses outside of LALS.

To declare the minor, pass any LALS course and then see instructions on the major declaration page.