Latin American and Latin@ Studies, Associate in Arts

Program Code: 0210


This is an example course sequence for students interested in pursuing Latin American and Latin@ Studies. This does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If this pathway is followed as outlined, you will earn an Associate in Arts (AA) degree.

Semester-by-Semester Program Plan for Full-Time Students

All plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students by adding more semesters.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Hours
ENGLISH 101 Composition 1 3
HUM 143 Intro to Latin American/Latino Studies 1 3
HISTORY 215 History of Latin America (or other Social and Behavioral Science pathway elective) 1 3
SPEECH 101 Fundamentals of Speech Communication 1 3
French or Spanish World Language course 4
Semester 2
ENGLISH 102 Composition 1 3
ANTHRO 202 Cultural Anthropology (with LALS emphasis) 1 3
Fine Arts and Humanities pathway course 1 3
Next level French or Spanish World Language course 4
Physical Sciences or Life Sciences course with lab 1 4
Semester 3
Fine Arts and Humanities pathway course 1 3
MATH 118 General Education Math (or higher Mathematics course) 1 4
Pathway elective (World Languages strongly suggested) 3
Physical Sciences or Life Sciences course without lab 1 3
SOC 201 Intro To the Study Of Society (with LALS emphasis) 1 3
Semester 4
Pathway elective (World Languages strongly suggested) 3
Pathway elective 3
Pathway elective 3
Pathway elective 3
Pathway elective 3
 Total Hours64

General Education course

Pathway Electives

ANTHRO 202Cultural Anthropology *3
FIN ART 104The World Of The Cinema *3
FRENCH 101First Course French4
FRENCH 102Second Course French4
FRENCH 103Third Course French4
FRENCH 104Fourth Course French4
HISTORY 201The History of the Mexican People3
HISTORY 211Problems In History *3
HISTORY 215History of Latin America3
HISTORY 216U.S. Latinx History3
HUM 143Intro to Latin American/Latino Studies3
HUM 201General Course I Humanities *3
HUM 202General Course II Humanities *3
HUM 205World Literature I (*)3
HUM 208Women In Creative-Performing Arts *3
HUM 209Latinxs in Chicago3
HUM 212Non-Western Humanities *3
LIT 128Latin American Literature3
LIT 129U.S. Latino (a) Literature3
MUSIC 121Introduction To Music *3
MUSIC 183World Music *3
SPANISH 101First Course Spanish4
SPANISH 102Second Course Spanish4
SPANISH 103Third Course Spanish4
SPANISH 104Fourth Course Spanish4
SPANISH 111Spanish For Hispanos (Heritage Speakers)3
SPANISH 113Spanish For Near Native Speakers I (Heritage Speakers)4
SPANISH 114Spanish for Near-Native Speakers II (Heritage Speakers)4
SPANISH 213Intro To Modern Literature Spanish3
SPANISH 214Readings In Literature Spanish3

Select a section with Latin American and Latin@ Studies (LALS) emphasis

Recommended electives may vary by transfer institution. Choose your courses with your College Advisor.

Institution-specific transfer guides and agreements can be found on CCC's transfer site.

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