Minor in Latin American Studies

Office of Multidisciplinary Degrees
114 Switzler Hall
(573) 882-6060

This is an interdisciplinary minor which allows students to take courses about Latin America from various departments. Find course options at the link above.


  • Complete 15 credit hours from at least two departments.
  • At least 6 credits must be numbered 2000 level or above.
  • Nine of the required credits must be completed at MU.
  • The elementary levels of language may NOT be used to fulfill minor requirements.
  • Intermediate-level language courses may be used to meet minor requirements.
  • A minimum grade of C- is required for each course taken in the minor. A minimum cumulative GPA in all minor coursework is 2.0.


  • Courses used to fulfill major requirements may NOT also fulfill minor requirements, or vice versa.
  • Courses outside the major department, but required for the major, may be used to fulfill minor requirements.
  • Courses required for the minor may also be used to meet the College of Arts & Science Foundation requirements.
  • Minors are only awarded to undergraduate students who are simultaneous recipients of a Bachelor degree.
  • Students may not earn a major and a minor in the same field.
  • Students cannot use the same coursework for multiple minors.