The minor in Latin American Studies is designed for students who have an interest in Latin America and the Caribbean, but may not have the flexibility to pursue a Major.  The minor may be obtained by completing five courses (detailed below), or through participation in the UBuenos Aires program. 

LAS 101Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies3
LAS Courses 300 Level or Higher9
Additional LAS Course3
Total Credit Hours15

UBuenos Aires

This UM designed program offers students the opportunity to earn a Latin American Studies minor in one semester while studying in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires. Students will also have the opportunity to carry out an internship. Students from all majors are welcome to apply. Students will earn UM credits while taking classes in English or Spanish with other students from U.S. institutions. In the fall semester, coursework will be completed at the University of Belgrano. In the spring semester, coursework will be completed at the CEA Study Center.

Further information is available from UM Study Abroad at

Students wanting to apply these classes towards an LAS major should consult with the academic director of Latin American Studies for further guidance.