LALS Major and Minor Requirements

Required for ALL MAJORS:

  • LALS 1: Introduction to Latin American and Latina/o/x Studies
  • 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
  • LALS 194_/L: Senior Seminar in LALS topics vary - alternatives available pre-Fall 2022

 Additional Electives Required:

  • Lower Division
    • One lower-division elective for LALS BA
    • Two lower-division electives for LALS Intensive Language BA
  • Upper Division
    • Four upper-division electives for 2022-23 LALS BA
    • Six upper-division electives for 2022-23 LALS Language Intensive BA, including 2 taken in Spanish/Portuguese/Indigenous Language
    • Two upper-division LALS electives for the combined majors*
  • *LALS/Politics
    • one lower-division POLI elective
    • POLI 140C or POLI 144
    • three upper-division POLI Core courses
    • one upper-division POLI elective
    • senior seminar can be taken in POLI instead of LALS
  • *LALS/Sociology
    • two lower-divison SOCY courses (choose from 1, 10, 15)
    • SOCY 105A + 105B
    • two upper-divison SOCY electives

Undergraduate students in LALS have several program options to choose from:

  • LALS BA (catalog years 2017-2021) - includes language requirement
  • LALS BA (catalog year 2022-23) - no language requirement, must be enrolled during 2022-23
  • LALS Language Intensive BA (catalog year 2022-23) - second language and additional courses required
  • LALS Combined BA with Politics - beginning in 2022-23, no language requirement
  • LALS Combined BA with Sociology - beginning in 2022-23, no language requirement
  • LALS Minor - no language requirement
    • 2 lower-division electives (choose from any numbered 1-99)
    • 4 upper-division electives (choose from any numbered 100-194)
    • 1 LALS 100 series core course (choose from 100, 100A, or 100B)

 

Current Catalog Requirements (enrollment years Fall 2017 through Spring 2022):

Latin American and Latino Studies B.A.

Latin American and Latino Studies/Politics Combined B.A.

Latin American and Latino Studies/Sociology Combined B.A.

Latin American and Latino Studies Minor

 

Degree Checklists and Plans for enrollment years 2017-18 through 2021-22: 

LALS Major and Minor:

LALS Combined Majors: