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Iberian and Latin American Cultures Major & Minor Requirements

Iberian and Latin American Cultures Requirements

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS 2017-2018 

60 units minimum
All courses must be taken for a letter grade and may not be used towards any other major or minor.
All core courses must be taken at Stanford (1, 2, 3, and 4 listed below).
For all ILAC courses taught in Spanish, students must have successfully completed SPANLANG 102 
or successfully tested above this level through the Language Center. 
 
1. Writing in the Major (WIM). Majors must take for 5 units to fulfill the WIM requirement.
ILAC 278A: Senior Seminar: Iberian Islam 1492-1609 (Spring) 
 
2. Core Courses in Literature. All three courses must be completed for at least 4 units:
ILAC 161: Modern Latin American Literature (Autumn) 
ILAC 136: Modern Iberian Literatures (Winter) 
ILAC 157: Medieval and Early Modern Iberian Literatures (Spring)
 
3. Core Courses in Culture, History, and Civilization. Choose at least two of three. Must take for at least 4 units:
ILAC 130: Introduction to Iberia: Cultural Perspectives (Autumn) 
ILAC 131: Introduction to Latin America: Cultural Perspectives (Winter)   ILAC 132E: Introduction to Global Portuguese: Cultural Perspectives (Spring) 
 
4. Senior Seminar. Must take the following:
ILAC 278A: Senior Seminar: Iberian Islam 1492-1609 (Spring) 
 
5. Electives
  • Additional 100- or 200- level ILAC literature courses.
  • Up to 15 units of language courses (not including conversational courses) in Spanish, Portuguese, or Catalan.
  • Up to 15 units of pre-approved coursework from Stanford Study Abroad programs in Madrid, or Santiago. 
  • Up to 10 units of Thinking Matters courses taught at least partially by an ILAC faculty member.
  • Up to 5 units of pre-approved coursework from outside ILAC.
 
6. Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)
Students must also take an Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) in Catalan, Portuguese, or Spanish through the Language Center two quarters  prior to degree conferral.

 

Contact

Chair of Undergraduate Studies
Professor Vincent Barletta
vbarletta@stanford.edu
Building 260, Room 225

Denise Winters
Undergraduate Student Services
450 Serra Mall, Bldg. 260
Pigott Hall, Rm. 128
Stanford, CA 94305-2005
denisew1@stanford.edu

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