Central American Studies

Minor

Option III: Minor (24 units)

1. Lower-division Requirements (9 Units)

Select one of the following:

  • CAS 100 Introduction to Central American Studies (3)
  • CAS 102 The Salvadoran Experience (3)

Select one of the following:

  • CAS 201 Survey of Central American Literature (3)
  • CAS 202 Survey of Central American Visual, Installation & Performance Arts (3)

Required course:

  • CAS 270 Fieldwork in Central American Communities (3)
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2. Upper-division Requirements (15 Units)

Select 2 of the following courses:

  • CAS 303 Central American Film
  • CAS 309 Ancient History of Central American Peoples (3)
  • CAS 310 Modern History of Central American Peoples (3)
  • CAS 311 The Central American Diaspora (3)
  • CAS 350 Urbanization in Central America (3)
  • CAS 355 Environment, Development & Social Exclusion in Central America (3)
  • CAS 364 Culture and Violence in Central America (3)

Select 1 of the following courses:

  • CAS 356 Afro-Caribbean Central American Cultures and Identities (3)
  • CAS 365 Changing Roles of Central American Women (3)
  • CAS 366 Contemporary Indigenous Peoples in Central America (3)
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Select 1 of the following courses:

  • CAS 367 Contemporary Religious Movements in Central America (3)
  • CAS 368 Central American Revolutionary Movements (3)
  • CAS 369 Contemporary Social Movements in Central America (3)
  • CAS 410 The Central American Child (3)

Select 1 of the following courses:

  • CAS 440 Seminar on Central American Culture (3)
  • CAS 460 Seminar on Central American Politics (3)
  • CAS 421 Seminar on Central American Literature (3)