Nov 14, 2018  
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2014-2015 
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Latin American and Caribbean Studies Minor

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The Latin American and Caribbean studies minor at Bridgewater State University gives interested students the opportunity to use the analytical tools of various disciplines to learn about the societies of Middle America, South America and the Caribbean, including the Latin American diaspora in the United States and elsewhere. Students from any discipline may choose a minor in Latin American and Caribbean studies. By allowing students to develop an understanding of a region that is adjacent to the United States and increasingly integrated politically, economically and culturally, this minor will enhance their academic and professional preparation.

For further information, interested students should contact Dr. Allyson Ferrante in the Department of English.

Course Requirements

Students seeking a minor in Latin American and Caribbean studies must complete 18 credits of courses in at least three disciplines from among the courses listed below. Not more than nine credits in a single department may count toward the minor. Students pursuing this minor are strongly encouraged to complete courses in Spanish, Portuguese or another language of the region, at least to the intermediate level.


† Special topics courses may be applied the minor, depending upon the specific topic covered, with prior permission of the Coordinator of Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program, Dr. Allyson Ferrante (

* Formal application is required for undergraduate students to enroll in graduate-level courses. See the “Graduate and Undergraduate Credit ” section of this catalog for additional information.

Total minimum credits: 18

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