Sample First Year: Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Core Courses Language* Specialization/Stream Electives** Total
GINS 1000 (0.5 credits): Global History 1.0 credit LACS 1001 (0.5 credits): Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies I 1.0 credit FYSM + 0.5  credits electives 5.0 credits
GINS 1010 (0.5 credits): International Law and Politics LACS 1002 (0.5 credits): Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies II
GINS 1020 (0.5 credits): Ethnography, Globalization and Culture

Students who are applying for the language requirement exemption should take an additional 1.0 credit in elective courses instead.

** Students are strongly encouraged to take a First Year Seminar (FYSM), though it is not mandatory.

Note: Language Requirement — Students choosing the Latin American and Caribbean Specialization or Stream must fulfill their language requirement with a language relevant to Latin America and the Caribbean other than English. The Program Director will maintain a list of those languages suitable for this requirement.