LALS Major and Minor Requirements

View the current catalog requirements and past catalog years online. Find Academic Plans and Degree Checklists for our major, combined majors, and minor here


Required for ALL MAJORS - Email for more information!

For all students (we recommend for LALS minors as well):
  • LALS 1: Introduction to Latin American and Latina/o/x Studies

Core courses for second, third, and fourth year students (LALS minors choose one):

  • LALS 100: Concepts and Theories in Latin American and Latina/o/x Studies
  • LALS 100B: Cultural Theory in the Americas
  • LALS 100A/L: Social Science Analytics

Upper-division elective courses for LALS BA (no concentration) and LALS minor:

  • Four LALS elective courses numbered 101-194

For advanced LALS BA students:

  • LALS 194: Senior Seminar in LALS topics vary (link is 194A as an example)
  • LALS 194L: Senior Seminar Research Development Lab (2 credits)

Pass one LALS course with Pass or C grade or better to declare the major or minor in LALS. Additional courses required to declare combined majors.