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Latin American Studies (Minor)

Would you like to know more about Latin America—its cultures and history? With a minor in Latin American Studies, you’ll enrich your major and gain an understanding of Latino communities both within and outside the U.S. This six-course program includes multiple approaches: anthropological, cultural, environmental, gendered, historical, political and theological.

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Program Goals

After completing six courses that examine Latin America from a minimum of three disciplinary perspectives, you will gain a deeper understanding of American diversity—of Latino communities in and out of the U.S.—and a greater appreciation of marginalized and less privileged peoples across the region.


The Latin American Studies minor requires 18 credits.
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Admissions Requirements

Creighton admissions are based upon:

  • High school GPA
  • ACT or SAT scores*
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Personal statement to demonstrate creative abilities not reflected in your transcripts
  • Recommendation from high school counselor
  • Honors sections and advanced placement courses will enhance a candidate’s application
*For students who are choosing to apply test-optional, ACT/SAT exam scores are not required at the time of application for admission.

Dates & Deadlines

Applications for the fall semester open on Aug. 1 of the prior year. For scholarship consideration, the earlier you complete your undergraduate application, the better. For up-to-date deadlines, visit our admissions page.

Tuition & Financial Aid

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Financial Aid

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To help make your undergraduate studies at Creighton University more affordable, we encourage you to file the FAFSA to apply for financial assistance. A variety of scholarships are also available.

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