Undergraduate Catalog

2014 – 2015


2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog Archive

Office of Admissions
Emil H. Messikomer Hall
100 W. Rosedale Avenue
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610-436-3411
Fax: 610-436-2907
ugadmiss@wcupa.edu


Revised May 2013

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Latin American and Latino Studies Program

206 Ruby Jones Hall
610-436-3162
Linda Stevenson, Coordinator

Any student in the University, regardless of his or her area of specialization, may earn a minor and a letter of verification in Latin American and Latino studies after satisfactory completion of 18 semester hours of work, distributed as follows:

Minor in Latin American and Latino Studies

Required: Either A or B (18 semester hours)

  1. 1. Spanish or Portuguese (6 semester hours)
    (Intermediate level or above)
  2. 2. Latin American history (6 semester hours)

    3. Electives (6 semester hours)

    OR

  3. 1. Latin American history (6 semester hours)
  4. 2. Latin American culture, politics, geography (6 semester hours)

    3. Electives (6 semester hours)

Selected under advisement from Latin American-oriented courses offered by the departments of Anthropology and Sociology, Geography and Planning, Political Science, Economics, Art, or others. In track A, one three-credit course must be devoted to literature, art history, or music.

For advising, see Dr. Linda Stevenson in the Department of Political Science.

A student should maintain a 2.5 average in area-studies courses to be recommended for graduate work in the area-studies concentration.