2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 07, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Latin American Studies Minor

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College of Arts and Humanities
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
Latin American Studies Program
Trevor Colbourn Hall (TCH) 358A


Associate Professor: Dr. Tyler Fisher

The minor provides students with an interdisciplinary knowledge of and the necessary tools to understand Latin America, its people and its culture. Students completing the minor shall be prepared to apply their knowledge about Latin America in a variety of careers including, but not limited to education, government, journalism, foreign service, social and community service, international trade, and public relations.

Minor Admission Requirements

  • None

Minor Requirements

  • None

Prerequisite Courses

  • None

Restricted Electives (9 Credit Hours)

  • Select a total of nine (9) hours. Additional courses not listed below may substitute with prior approval from the Program Director.
  • Students may not use more than six (6) credit hours of course work within same department.
  • No more than six (6) credit hours of overlap between the major program and LAS minor.
  • A list of approved restricted elective courses is found in the myKnight audit.

Latin American Studies



Foreign Language Requirements

  • None

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 18

Other Requirements

  • A grade of “C” (2.0) or better is required in all courses used to satisfy the minor.
  • At least 12 hours used in the minor must be earned at UCF.
  • No credit by exam (TSD, Military credit) may be used.
  • Internship, Co-op, or Independent Study credit cannot be used toward the minor without prior permission from the Program Director.

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