Minor in Southwestern Studies

The minor in Southwestern Studies requires 18 semester credit hours. No more than three courses, including the required courses, in a single department may count toward this minor. A course may not be used to satisfy both a major and a minor requirement. Relevant Honors and topics courses may be substituted with permission from the Director of the Center for the Study of the Southwest.

Required Courses
ENG 3345Southwestern Studies I: Defining the Region3
ENG 3346Southwestern Studies II: Consequences of Region3
Choose 12 hours from the following:12
Latin American Cultures
Archaeology of the Southwest
Mexican American Culture
Pre-Columbian Art
Aquatic Ecology
Field Biology of Plants
Foundations of Bilingual and ESL Education
The Southwest in Film
Chicano/a Narrative and Social History
Literature of the Southwest
Latin America
Geography of Texas
History of Mexico
History of Mexico to 1848
Spanish Borderlands, 1521-1821
Southwestern History
Texas History: A Survey
Mexican American History
Planning and Development of Nature and Heritage Tourism
Internship in Nature and Heritage Tourism
Government and Politics of Latin America
United States-Latin America Relations
Latina/o Politics
Sociology of Racial and Ethnic Relations
Diversity and Social Justice in Social Work
Latin American Literatures I
Latin American Literatures II
Latin American Civilization
The Latin American Novel
Hispanic Literature of the Southwest
Total Hours18