Language Competency-Demonstrated competency in Spanish or Portuguese equivalent to Spanish 3 or Portuguese 3. This requirement must normally be satisfied before the end of the sixth term. Students are strongly encouraged to study a second language, preferably Portuguese, Spanish, or French. Students planning to take a Foreign Study Program (FSP) must fulfill departmental requirements. 

Major Course Requirements For The LACS/LATS Major

A. Two of the three survey courses: LACS 1, LACS 4, or LATS 3
B. Seven LACS and or LATS courses including associated courses from our list

• Of the seven courses, at least two must be from the Social Sciences
   and at least two must be from the Humanities
•  Four of the seven courses must constitute a concentration that reflects a
   disciplinary or scholarly focus that can combine courses from one or
   more departments and programs. All four-course concentrations must
   be approved by the LALACS Chair

C. A culminating experience, consisting of one of the following

•  A LACS or LATS Senior Seminar
•  An approved independent study with a LALACS professor
•  A senior honors thesis in LACS or LATS

Modifying Another Major with LACS/LATS

Students wishing to modify another major with LACS/LATS must take one of our survey courses (LACS 1, LACS 4, or LATS 3) and four additional courses from at least two different disciplines.