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2019-2020 Edgewood College Catalog 
2019-2020 Edgewood College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Latin American Studies Minor

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A minimum of 20 credits is required.

Language Requirement

Students will need to complete four credits of intermediate Spanish/Portuguese language study. This can be fulfilled by SPAN 202 GL - Fourth Semester Spanish , Fourth Semester Spanish, or proof of equivalent proficiency. Since Edgewood College doesn’t offer courses in Portuguese, students must transfer in a fourth semester college course or show equivalency proficiency. Students also pursuing a Spanish major or minor need to complete one 300-level language course.

Minor Requirements

Required Course

Interdisciplinary Electives

3 courses or 12 credits (minimum*) of Interdisciplinary Electives:

Additional Requirements

Spanish majors or minors can take one of the following courses in the Foreign Language Department to count as an Interdisciplinary Elective for the Latin American Studies Minor:


With pre-approval, students are encouraged to use study abroad courses to partially fulfill the minor. Students may also take preapproved UW courses through the Collaborative Program.

The Latin American Studies minor requires that students take a minimum of eight credits at Edgewood College.

For more information, contact Andrea Byrum in the Center for Global Education at or 608.663.2261.

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