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Double Majors

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Anthropology
AREA VI COURSES FOR BOTH ANTH AND LACS
• ANTH 1102: Introduction to Anthropology (required for ANTH)
• GEOG 1101: Human Geography
• WMST 1110: Multicultural Perspectives on Women in the United States
• HIST 2221: Latin American Civilization to 1800 (required for LACS)
• HIST 2222: Latin American Civilization since 1800 (required for LACS)
REMAINING AREA VI REQUIREMENTS FOR ANTH/LACS DOUBLE MAJORS
• LACS 1000: Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies
• One additional course from the following list: any 1000 or 2000-level course in GEOG, HIST, LING, PSYC,RELI, SOCI, or WMST; ECON 1000; POLI 1101 (fulfills US/GA Constitution requirement); STAT 2000 (fulfills Quantitative Reasoning requirement):
MAJOR COURSES FOR BOTH ANTH AND LACS
The following options in the Cultural Anthropology area (one course) count for the LACS major:
• ANTH/LACS 3430 – Indians of Mexico and Central America
• ANTH/LACS 4225 – Mexican Civilization: Cultural Identity of Mexican People
• ANTH/PBIO 4300 – Ethnobotany
• ANTH/LACS 4460 – The Aztecs and the Maya
• ANTH/LACS 4482 – Archaeology of the Caribbean
The following options in the Archaeology area (one course) count for the LACS major:
• ANTH/LACS 3270 – New World Archaeology
• ANTH/LACS 4460 – The Aztecs and the Maya
• ANTH/ECOL 4290 – Environmental Archaeology
Other ANTH courses that count towards the LACS major in the Environmental Sciences, Policy, and Historical Preservation track:
• CRSS/ANTH 4390 and 4391– Agroecology of Tropical America
• FORS/ANTH 4760 – Agroforestry in the Caribbean
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ANTH
• ANTH 3900 – Professional Development
• One course in Biological Anthropology (see Bulletin for list).
• Six three-hour ANTH courses beyond the course taken in each of the three required areas.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR LACS
• LACS 4300: Critical Concepts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies
• LACS 4911 – Capstone Senior Seminar
• Three 3000 or 4000-level courses in one of the following: SPAN (including SPAN 3010), PORT (including PORT 3010), or FREN.
• At least one of the nine upper-division LACS-related courses must be in Social Sciences other than ANTH and at least one course must be in the area of Humanities, Arts, and Music (upper-division SPAN and PORT classes count for this area, with the exception of SPAN 4081) OR Environmental Science, Policy, and Historical Preservation (see list above for ANTH courses that count in this area).
See here for a more extensive list.
History
AREA VI COURSES FOR BOTH HIST AND LACS
• A 1000 or 2000-level course in a Latin American or Caribbean language:
Spanish, Portuguese, French, or Quechua (at least one language course is required for HIST)
• ANTH 1102: Introduction to Anthropology OR GEOG 1101: Human Geography (at least one humanities course is required for HIST)
• HIST 2221: Latin American Civilization to 1800 OR HIST 2222: Latin American Civilization since 1800 (both required for the LACS major – counts for one geographic area in HIST Area VI)
REMAINING AREA VI REQUIREMENTS FOR HIST/LACS DOUBLE MAJORS
• LACS 1000: Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies
• HIST 2221 or HIST 2222 (whichever not taken)
• Two 2000-level HIST courses in two different geographic areas: US/North America, Western Civilization, Africa, Asia, World History (see approved list in Bulletin)
MAJOR COURSES FOR BOTH HIST AND LACS
• Up to five LACS-related HIST courses (one geographic area, four additional required upper-div courses)
• HIST/LACS 3220 – History of Mexico
• HIST/LACS 3230 – History of Brazil
• HIST/LACS 3235 – Andean History
• HIST/LACS 4200 – Studies in Latin American History
• HIST/LACS 4230 – Supernatural Latin America
• HIST/LACS 4240 – Citizenship and Social Movements in Latin American and the Caribbean
• HIST/LACS 4250 – Race, Nation, and Popular Culture in Latin America
The four-semester History language requirement is generally satisfied by LACS language requirements in Area VI and the major.
ADDITIONAL HIST REQUIREMENTS
• HIST 4990 – Senior Seminar in History
(May count toward LACS major by petition if Latin American or Caribbean topic is chosen)
• Two 3000 or 4000-level HIST courses in two different geographic areas: North America, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia, World/Comparative
• In addition to the three courses in three different geographic areas, complete four upper-division HIST courses.
ADDITIONAL LACS REQUIREMENTS
• LACS 4300: Critical Concepts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies
• LACS 4911 – Capstone Senior Seminar
• Three 3000 or 4000-level courses in one of the following (may count towards History language requirement):
SPAN (including SPAN 3010), PORT (including PORT 3010), FREN
• At least one course in Social Sciences OR Environmental Science, Policy, and Historical Preservation; nine
interdisciplinary courses total. See here for a more extensive list.
International Affairs
Required:
• INTL 1100: Introduction to Global Issues
• LACS 1000: Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies
• HIST 2221: Latin American Civilization to 1800
• HIST 2222: Latin American Civilization since 1800
• Third and fourth semester of a foreign language (counts towards Area VI for LACS major if Spanish, Portuguese, French, or Quechua at the 1000 or 2000 level)
If language courses cannot be counted towards the Area VI for the LACS major, other options for Area VI courses that count for both majors include:
• SPAN/ROML 2550: Latino Literature, Language, and Culture
• GEOG 1101: Human Geography
ADDITIONAL AREA VI REQUIREMENT FOR INTL
• ECON 2105/ECON 2105H: Principles of Macroeconomics
OR
• ECON 2106/ECON 2106H: Principles of Microeconomics
MAJOR COURSES FOR BOTH INTL AND LACS
• INTL/LACS 4270 – Inter-American Relations (International Relations group)
• INTL/LACS 4315 – Comparative Democracy, Democratization, and Civil Society (Comparative Politics group)
• INTL/LACS 4380 – Latin American Political Systems (Comparative Politics group)
ADDTIONAL INTL REQUIREMENTS
• INTL 3200 – Introduction to International Relations
• INTL 3300 – Introduction to Comparative Politics
• At least three courses in one of the two groups: International Relations and Comparative Politics; at least three courses in an additional group from the following list: International Relations, Comparative Politics, Security, Political Economy, Community.
• 6 hours of additional upper division courses from POLS, PADP, and/or INTL, except INTL 4720, POLS 5100, POLS 5120, POLS 5130, and POLS (SOCI) 5500.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR LACS
• LACS 4300: Critical Concepts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies
• LACS 4911 – Capstone Senior Seminar
• Three 3000 or 4000-level courses in one of the following: SPAN (including SPAN 3010), PORT (including
PORT 3010), or FREN.
• At least one of the nine required upper-division LACS-related courses must be in Social Sciences other than INTL and at least one course must be in the area of Humanities, Arts, and Music (3000- and 4000-level SPAN and PORT classes count for this area, with the exception of SPAN 4081) OR Environmental Science, Policy, and Historical Preservation.
See here for a more extensive list.
Romance Languages
AREA VI COURSES FOR BOTH ROML AND LACS
• 2001 (in major and minor language – Spanish, Portuguese, or French)
• 2002 (in major and minor language – Spanish, Portuguese, or French)
• HIST 2221: Latin American Civilization to 1800 OR HIST 2222: Latin American Civilization since 1800 (both required for LACS major)
• SPAN/ROML 2550: Latino Literature, Language, and Culture OR PTSP 2550: Introduction to Ibero- American Language, Literature, and Culture
REMAINING AREA VI REQUIREMENTS FOR SPAN/LACS DOUBLE MAJORS
• LACS 1000: Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies
• LING 2100/LING 2100H: The Study of Language OR SPAN 2150/ROML 2150: Language Diversity and Linguistic Identity: Spanish in the United States
• HIST 2221: Latin American Civilization to 1800 OR HIST 2222: Latin American Civilization since 1800 (whichever not taken for ROML major in Area VI)
MAJOR COURSES FOR ROML AND LACS
• All 3000- and 4000-level FREN and PORT courses count towards the LACS major.
• All 3000- and 4000-level SPAN courses count for the LACS major with the exception of SPAN 4081.
ADDITIONAL LACS REQUIREMENTS
• LACS 4300: Critical Concepts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies
• LACS 4911: Capstone Senior Seminar
• At least one upper-division LACS-related course in Humanities, Arts and Music taken outside of Romance Languages; nine total interdisciplinary courses.
• At least one upper-division LACS-related course in the areas of Social Sciences OR Environmental Science, Policy, and Historical Preservation; nine total interdisciplinary courses.
See http://www.lacsiuga.org/major-requirements/ for a more extensive list.
Spanish
AREA VI COURSES FOR BOTH SPAN AND LACS
• HIST 2221: Latin American Civilization to 1800
• HIST 2222: Latin American Civilization since 1800
• SPAN/ROML 2550: Latino Literature, Language, and Culture OR PTSP 2550: Introduction to Ibero-American Language, Literature, and Culture
• SPAN 2001: Intermediate Spanish I OR SPAN 2120H: Accelerated Intermediate Spanish (Honors)
• SPAN 2002: Intermediate Spanish II OR SPAN 2120H: Accelerated Intermediate Spanish (Honors)
REMAINING AREA VI REQUIREMENTS FOR SPAN/LACS DOUBLE MAJORS
• LACS 1000: Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies
• LING 2100/LING 2100H: The Study of Language OR SPAN 2150/ROML 2150: Language Diversity and Linguistic Identity: Spanish in the United States
MAJOR COURSES FOR BOTH SPAN AND LACS
• All 3000- or 4000-level SPAN courses count for the LACS major with the exception of SPAN 4081.
• SPAN 3010/SPAN 3010H: Spanish Conversation and Composition (required for both majors)
• SPAN 3020: Advanced Conversation and Composition
• SPAN 3030: Introduction to Literature
• Two courses from SPAN 4030, SPAN 4040, SPAN 4050, SPAN 4060, SPAN 4070
• Four courses from SPAN 4003, 4030, SPAN 4040, SPAN 4050, SPAN 4060, SPAN 4070, SPAN 4080, SPAN 4082, SPAN 4085, SPAN/LACS 4090S, SPAN 4100, SPAN 4120, SPAN/LACS 4121, SPAN 4150, SPAN 4190, SPAN 4191, SPAN 4250, SPAN 4650, SPAN 4651, SPAN 4652
ADDITIONAL LACS REQUIREMENTS
• LACS 4300: Critical Concepts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies
• LACS 4911: Capstone Senior Seminar
• At least one LACS-related course in Humanities, Arts and Music outside of SPAN.
• At least one LACS-related course in the areas of Social Sciences or Environmental Science, Policy, and Historical Preservation. See here for a more extensive list.
Sociology
AREA VI COURSES FOR BOTH SOCI AND LACS
• Four courses chosen from the following:
• ANTH 1102: Introduction to Anthropology
• GEOG 1101: Human Geography
• WMST 1110: Multicultural Perspectives on Women in the United States
• Up to two courses at the 1000 or 2000-level in a Latin American or Caribbean language: Spanish, Portuguese, French, or Quechua
REMAINING AREA VI REQUIREMENTS FOR SOCI/LACS DOUBLE MAJORS
• SOCI 1101 – Introductory Sociology
• STAT 2000 – Introductory Statistics
• LACS 1000 – Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies
• HIST 2221 – Latin American Civilization to 1800
• HIST 2222 – Latin American Civilization since 1800
MAJOR COURSES FOR BOTH SOCI AND LACS
• SOCI 3010 – Sociology of Culture
• SOCI/LACS 4280 – Global Perspectives on Gender
• SOCI/LACS 4290 – Sociology of Latin America
• SOCI/LACS 4910 – Citizenship and Social Movements in Latin America
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SOCI
• SOCI 3220 – Development of Sociological Theory
• SOCI 3580 – Research Methods in Sociology
• Six electives total in SOCI, at least five of which must be upper-division.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR LACS
• LACS 4300: Critical Concepts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies
• LACS 4911 – Capstone Senior Seminar
• Three 3000 or 4000-level courses in one of the following: SPAN (including SPAN 3010), PORT (including PORT 3010), or FREN.
• At least one of the nine required upper-division LACS-related courses must be in Social Sciences other than SOCI and at least one course must be in the area of Humanities, Arts, and Music (3000- and 4000-level SPAN and PORT classes count for this area, with the exception of SPAN 4081) OR Environmental Science, Policy, and Historical Preservation. See here for a more extensive list.

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