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Minor Requirements

Latino/o and American Studies (LMAS) Undergraduate Minor Requirements


Select 15 hours from lists A and B with a minimum of 9 hours at the upper-division level (300- and 400-level).  The student must take at least two courses (6 hours) from list A, and from at least two departments on that list.  Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in each course to be counted in the minor field.

Course List A

  • ENGL/HISP 362 Latino/a Literature
  • HISP 363  Borderlands: U.S. and Mexico
  • HIST 307 Latino Communities of the U.S.
  • POLS 304  Latino Politics in the United States
  • SOCI 403  Sociology of Latinos
  • SPAN 412 Hispanic Writers in the U.S.
  • LMAS 201 Intro to Latino/a & Mexican Amer Studies

Course List B

  • AFST 325    Africana Humanities
  • ANTH 303  Archaeology of the Amer Southwest
  • COMM 407 Women, Minorities and Mass Media
  • GEOG 323 Geography of Latin America
  • HISP 204    Span and Span Amer Lit in Translation
  • HIST 258   American Indian History
  • HIST 303 Latino/a Labor in the United States
  • HIST 304   Mexican-American Frontier to 1848
  • HIST 305   Mexican-American History 1848–Present
  • Hist 316 Latino/a Labor in the United States
  • Hist 441 History of Mexico Since 1821
  • HLTH 236 Race, Ethnicity and Health
  • PHIL 283  Latin American Philosophy
  • POLS 306 Immigration and Political Theory
  • POLS 362 Latin American Political Thought
  • PSYC/ AFST 208 Stereotypes, Prejudice, Minority Experience
  • PSYC/ AFST 209 Psychology of Culture and Diversity
  • PSYC/ AFST/ WGST 303 Psychology of Women of Color
  • SOCI 203 US-Mexico Border
  • SOCI 217  Introduction to Race and Ethnicity
  • SOCI 336 Latino Migration
  • SOCI 337  International Migration
  • SOCI 338 Latino Immigration
  • SOCI 402  Sociology of Latin America
  • SOCI 489 (203) US-Mexico Border
  • SPAN 450  Contemporary Span & Span-Amer. Lit
  • TEFB 273  Intro Cult, Community, Society Schools

Other courses not listed may be substituted if they focus on Latino and/or Mexican-American Studies, pending approval of the ICS Executive Director and LMAS Program Coordinator.

To Declare a Minor in LMAS make an appointment with the Interdisciplinary Critical Studies (ICS) Advisor, Brianna Edwards, by going to See “Undergraduate Advising” for further information. 

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