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Southwestern Studies Minor

Southwestern Studies Minor GraphicThe Center for the Study of the Southwest offers an 18-hour minor in Southwestern Studies. The program engages the richness and diversity of the Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico and gives focus to intercultural studies through examination of the region's diverse peoples, institutions, histories, and physical and cultural ecologies. 

Various Awards and Scholarships are also available through the Center.

The 18-hour minor includes:

  • English 3345 | Southwestern Studies I: Defining the Region
  • English 3346 | Southwestern Studies II: Consequences of Region

The remaining 12 hours can be taken from certain classes offered by the following departments: Anthropology, Art History, Biology, Business Law, Curriculum and Instruction, Engilsh, Geography, History, Spanish, Political Science, Sociology, and Social Work.  See below for available courses and descriptions. 

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If you're interested in declaring the Southwestern Studies minor, or learning more about it, you can make an appointment to meet with your academic advisor, or contact us in the Center for the Study of the Southwest.