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Undergraduate Programs

For program information, please contact our Undergraduate Studies Director:

Prof. Patricia Pinho, Program Director
518/ 442-4890
518/ 442-4790 fax
www.albany.edu/lacs
contact undergraduate advisement

The Department of Latin American, Caribbean and U.S. Latino Studies has a large cross-disciplinary faculty and is prepared to train undergraduates for research, service, and applied careers dealing with the U.S. Latino communities and with the vast Caribbean and Latin American regions (see Faculty section).


Undergraduate Academic Major

MAPS (Major Academic Pathways for the LACS Major)

LACS Major Requirements Check-List (Students are encouraged to print this check list and keep a copy for their records after meeting with their Advisors.)

Minor in Latin American Studies Requirements

Minor in U.S. Latino Studies Requirements

Minor in Globalization in the Americas Requirements

The BA/MBA Requirements

Undergraduate Courses in LACS

Honors Program


Minor in Latin American Studies (See Course Descriptions)

A minimum of 18 graduation credits (9 or more of which must be in course work at or
above the 300 level) to include:

A Lcs 100 or 100Z
3 credits
A Lcs 150 or 150Z, 201 or 302
3 credits
A Lcs 102 or 269
3 credits
and 9 additional credits in course work with an A Lcs prefix
9 credits
Total
18 credits

Minor in U.S. Latino Studies

A minimum of 18 graduation credits.

The requirements include the following: 9 credits of required courses:

Lcs 100/His140, Lcs 269/Ant260, Lcs 201 or Lcs 302

The final 9 credits must be in course work at or above the 300 level and may be chosen from among the following:

Lcs 374, Lcs 318/Pos318, Lcs 357/Pos357, Lcs 359, Lcs 402, Lcs 415, Lcs 475
(or any other appropriate Lcs course as advised)

Minor in Globalization in the Americas

A minimum of 18 graduation credits.

The requirements include the following: 9 credits of required courses:

Lcs 100/His140, Lcs 201, Lcs/Aas/Ant 269, Cas 103 or Lcs/ Soc 223

The final 9 credits must be in course work at or above the 300 level and may be chosen from among the following:

Lcs/Pos 349, Lcs/Pos 357, Lcs 358, Lcs 359, Lcs 374, Lcs/Eco 361, Lcs 410, Lcs/His/Wss 451, Lcs 475, Lcs/Soc 348.