Degree Program

Students may Co-Major (21 credit hrs.) or Minor (15 credit hrs.) in Latin American and Latino Studies.

Students interested in Latin America and the Latina/o U.S. and wishing to maximize their potential for academic, professional, business, non-profit, or government careers related to the area, may earn a co-major in Latin American and Latino studies together with a primary major in another discipline in Fulbright College. The LAST minor may be earned in combination with any major across the university. Please consult the LAST program director for approval of / advice on appropriate combinations of majors. New students in the program should officially declare the combined major or minor and notify the program Director. Freshmen and sophomores considering this program are advised to begin their study of Spanish or Portuguese as early as possible. Juniors are advised to meet with the LAST program Director one year prior to anticipated graduation, for the degree check.

Program courses are offered by:

  • Almenara - World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Spanish)
  • Austin - History
  • Banton - History
  • Bell – World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Spanish)
  • Brito - World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Portuguese)
  • Buchanan - World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Spanish)
  • Bustamante – Sociology
  • Domínguez Barajas - English
  • Erickson – Anthropology
  • Gómez - History
  • Horowitz – Economics
  • Lorenzo - World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Spanish)
  • Medina Vidal – Political Science
  • Natarajan - Anthropology
  • Padilla – English
  • Pulido – Art History
  • Restrepo – World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Spanish)
  • Rodriguez - History
  • Rosales - History
  • Ruiz - World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Spanish)
  • Ryan – Political Science
  • Sloan – History
  • Stoner - Anthropology
  • Vining - Anthropology