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Academic Foundations 003
Africana Studies 014
American Studies 050
Ancient and Medieval Civilizations 060
Anthropology 070
Arabic 074
Art, Design, and Art History 080, 081, 082, 083, 085
Arts & Sciences 090
Asian Studies 098
Biological Sciences 120
Chemistry 160
Chinese 165
Clinical Laboratory Sciences 191
Computer Science 198
Creative Writing 200
Data Science 219
Economics 220
Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources 216
English 350, 352
English: Composition and Writing 355
Environmental Sciences 375
Film Studies 380
French 420
Geoscience/Geology 460
Global Politics 487
Health and Society 502
Health Information Management 504
History 510, 512
Honors 525
Honors Living-Learning Community 526
International Affairs 551
Italian 560
Japanese 565
Journalism 086
Latin 580
Latin American Studies 590
Minor Requirements
Latina/o Studies 597
Legal Studies 603
Linguistics 615
Mathematics 640
Medical Imaging Sciences 658
Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies 686
Music 087
Neuroscience 112
Peace and Conflict Studies 735
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies 812
Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Psychology 819
Psychology 830
Social Work 910
Sociology 920
Spanish 940
Theater 088
Translation and Interpreting Studies 942
Urban Education 300
Video Production 089
Women's and Gender Studies 988
Writing 989
Youth Development & Juvenile Justice 985
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Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-Newark
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  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 School of Arts and Sciences-Newark Academic Programs and Courses Latin American Studies 590 Minor Requirements  

Minor Requirements


Students will complete 18 credits chosen from core and elective courses, and must
earn a C or better in all classes counted toward the minor. The distribution of the requirements will be as follows:
  • At least 3 courses in core courses, from at least two different departments.
  • The remainder of the courses will be chosen from core and elective courses so that each minor will have taken courses in at least three different departments.
  • Language proficiency: each minor will demonstrate proficiency in Spanish or Portuguese either by completing a course in either language at the 200 level or by placement exam.

Core Courses 

21:510:207  History of Colonial Latin America
21:510:208  History of Modern Latin America
21:510:311  Latin America and the United States
21:510:374,375  History of Spain
21:510:377  Portugal and Its Empire

Political Science
21:790:311  Government and Politics of Latin America
21:790:345  International Relations of Latin America
Sociology and Anthropology
21:070:352  Peoples and Cultures of Latin America
Spanish and Portuguese

21:812:208  Introduction to Brazilian Literature
21:812:318,319  Brazilian and Lusophone World Literature in English Translation
21:812:349  Brazilian Film and Literature
21:940:208  Introduction to Latin American Literature
21:940:343,344  Latin American Literature in English Translation
21:940:348  Hispanic Film and Literature
21:940:350  U.S. Hispanic Literature

21:220:339  Economic Development
21:352:324  Latino/a Literature and Culture
21:352:356  Caribbean Literature
21:352:368  Narratives of Migration in the Americas
21:510:312  Democracy and Rebellion in Modern Latin America
21:510:317  History of the Caribbean
21:510:325  History of Mexico and Central America
21:510:441,442  Topics in Latin American and Caribbean History
Political Science
21:790:345  International Relations of Latin America
Sociology and Anthropology

21:920:375  Poverty and Growth in Africa, Asia, and Latin America
Spanish and Portuguese
21:812:321  Oral History of Newark's Ironbound Neighborhood
21:812:342,343  Lusophone World Culture I and II
21:812:351  Soccer, Samba, and Spiritualism: Performing the Nation in Portugal and Brazil
21:812:440,441  Topics in Portuguese and Brazilian Culture
21:940:270  Puerto Rican Literature

21:940:304  Slavery, Race, and Black Experience in Spanish-American Literature
21:940:322  Latino Bilingualism in the United States
21:940:324  Puerto Rican Narrative
21:940:331  Themes in Spanish and Spanish-American Literatures
21:940:333  The Latin American Short Story
21:940:341,342  Iberian and Ibero-American Civilization
21:940:375  Indigenous and Indigenista Literature from Latin America
21:940:379  National Literatures of Spanish America
21:940:381  Journalism in the Hispanic World: From Theory to Practice
21:940:432  Spanish-American Literature of the Post-boom
21:940:453  Hispanic Women Writers
21:940:454  Contemporary Latin American Novel
21:940:461  Nineteenth-Century Spanish-American Literature
21:940:462  Spanish-American Literature: 20th-Century Poetry and Prose
21:940:498  Theoretical Approaches to Hispanic Literature and Culture

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