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Academic Plan: Latin American Studies

The Academic Plan maps out which courses you might take each semester to finish the degree in 4 years. This is flexible and is meant as a guide only.


Academic Plan for major concentrations in Latin American Studies

Year 1

Fall                                                                                         Spring

SPAN A200*                                                                    SPAN A201*

First-Year Seminar                                                           Loyola Core Foundation Course--SCI

Loyola Core Foundation Course--MATH                               HIST I

Loyola Core Foundation Course--ENGL                                PHIL I

LAS O200--Intro to LA Culture                                          General Elective+

 

Year 2

Fall                                                                                         Spring

SPAN A301                                                                      SPAN A300 (if 301 not taken) or Culture elect.

RELS I                                                                             RELS II

WAL                                                                                PHIL II  

SCI II                                                                              Major Elective

General Elective                                                                General Elective              

                                                                                

Year 3—one or both semesters may be done abroad**

Fall                                                                                         Spring

Major Elective                                                                    Major Elective

HIST II                                                                             General Elective

General Elective                                                                 General Elective

General Elective                                                                 General Elective

Social Science                                                                    General Elective

 

Year 4

Fall                                                                                         Spring

Major Elective                                                                    LAS A480—Capstone

General Elective                                                                 General Elective

General Elective                                                                 General Elective

General Elective                                                                 General Elective

General Elective                                                                 General Elective

                                                                                        Major Elective

 

*If you need to start from a lower level, those classes are General Electives and do not count towards the major itself, but you will receive credit for them. If you place at a higher level, you will still need 31 hours total to complete the major.

+General Elective courses allow you to explore other disciplines, and you may use them for a minor or a second major.

**Study abroad may be planned for any semester after freshman year, but this is given as a model. 

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