Dear Honors College students,

 

Below you will find information on how to coordinate your capstone project with your major requirements. We have made every effort to keep this information accurate and up to date. However, you should always discuss your course choices and schedule with your major advisor to verify that you are on track to complete all of your major requirements on schedule.

 

Major name:

Latin American and Latino Studies

 

DUGS Name & Contact Information:

Christian Roa

Associate Professor

roa@uic.edu

 

 

Students working on their Honors Capstone project can enroll in the following course(s):

Course number

Course Name   

Number of Hours

Required for major

Elective in major

Required to earn Departmental Honors

When to enroll

LALS 403*

Interdisciplinary Research Methods in Latin American and Latino Studies

3

No

Yes

Yes

Second semester of capstone

LALS 491

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Latin American Studies

3

No

Yes

No

Either semester of capstone

LALS 495

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Latino Studies

3

No

Yes

No

Either semester of capstone

 

Requirements for Departmental/College/Major honors:

To be considered for distinction, students must obtain a 3.00/4.00 overall GPA, plus the following:

 

* See department for latest information regarding Departmental Distinction.