The online Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) minor helps students maximize their potential for academic, business, professional or government careers related to the area. The program is committed to promoting knowledge of and public engagement with the many peoples who comprise Latin America, the Caribbean, and the U.S. Latina/o/x community.

This minor from the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences is an interdisciplinary area and ethnic studies program that provides in-depth exposure to the key geographic regions, historical trajectories, social modes, languages and political, economic and cultural systems of Latin America and the Latino U.S. The LALS minor may be earned in combination with any major across the university.

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For students in the online BA in Interdisciplinary Studies degree program or U of A degree-seeking students:

In order to add this minor, students must consult their advisers for their academic majors.

Required Courses 6 hours


Elective Courses 12 credit hours of electives

Electives must include courses from at least two different academic departments.