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U.S. Latino/a and Latin American Literatures

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The Department offers a bilingual major that allows students to do half their coursework in English and half in Spanish: the U.S. Latino/a and Latin American Literatures major.


  1. Two lower-division courses:
    • LTSP 50B. Latin American Literature or LTSP 50C. Latin American Literature
    • LTEN 29 or TWS 22
  2. Five upper-division courses from Latin American literature offerings taught in Spanish. At least one of these courses must deal with literature written before 1900.
  3. Five upper-division courses dealing with Latino/a- Chicano/a cultural production; these Literature courses may be Literatures in English courses, Literature of the Americas courses, or Cultural Studies courses, all taught in English.
  4. Two additional upper-division courses from the Department of Literature for a total of twelve upper-division courses. Students may petition to have up to two relevant courses from other departments or programs count towards this requirement.

U.S. Latino/a and Latin American Literatures

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Faculty Advisor 2014-2015

Rosaura Sanchez
Student Advising:
Danny Panella
Undergraduate Advisor
117 Literature Building
(858) 534-8681
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Director Undergraduate Studies:
Jin-kyung Lee

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