The Latin American Studies Program: Courses

Additional courses may be crosslisted under LST each semester: students can search the schedule of classes on my.purchase.edu. Please refer to the examples of elective courses in the humanities, social sciences, and the arts that fulfill requirements for the major and the minor in Latin American studies.


Cultural Activism in Latin America
LST 1030
Refer to SOC 1030 in Sociology Courses (School of Natural and Social Sciences) for description.

Introduction to Latin American Studies
LST 1600
Refer to HIS 1600 in History Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

Modern Latin America
LST 2005
Refer to HIS 2005 in History Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

Colonial Latin America
LST 2170
Refer to HIS 2170 in History Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

Economies of Latin America
LST 2223
Refer to ECO 2223 in Economics Courses (School of Natural and Social Sciences) for description.

The Dominican Republic: Between Latin America and the U.S.
LST 2230
Refer to POL 2230 in Political Science Courses (School of Natural and Social Sciences) for description.

New Immigrants in the United States
LST 2330
Refer to ANT 2330 in Anthropology Courses (School of Natural and Social Sciences) for description.

Society and Culture in Modern Brazil
LST 2540
Refer to HIS 2540 in History Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

Social Activism, Memory, and Human Rights in Argentina
LST 2750
Refer to SOC 2750 in Sociology Courses (School of Natural and Social Sciences) for description.

Cinema and Revolution
LST 3000
Refer to CIN 3000 in Cinema Studies Courses (School of Film and Media Studies) for description.

Representations of Latinos and Latinas in American Film, 1930–2000
LST 3005
Refer to HIS 3005 in History Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

Experiential Learning in Latin American Studies
LST 3050
/ 4 credits / Every semester
Students select from an array of experiential options in Latin American studies in consultation with their Latin American studies advisor. Options include service learning, independent study, study abroad, and Project Focus.

Global Social Movements
LST 3056
Refer to SOC 3056 in Sociology Courses (School of Natural and Social Sciences) for description.

French Caribbean Literature
LST 3067
Refer to FRE 3067 in French Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

Mexican Cinema
LST 3080
Refer to CIN 3080 in Cinema Studies Courses (School of Film and Media Studies) for description.

Latinos and Cities in the Americas
LST 3125
Refer to HIS 3125 in History Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

Immigration: Policies, Problems, and Politics
LST 3130
Refer to POL 3130 in Political Science Courses (School of Natural and Social Sciences) for description.

Spanish and Latin American Cinema
LST 3211
Refer to SPA 3211 in Spanish Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

Latin American Cinema
LST 3245
Refer to CIN 3245 in Cinema Studies Courses (School of Film and Media Studies) for description.

Global Populations, Local Problems
LST 3255
Refer to SOC 3255 in Sociology Courses (School of Natural and Social Sciences) for description.

Literature and Memory in Argentina
SPA 3270
Refer to SPA 3270 in Spanish Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

Development and Politics of Latin America
LST 3300
Refer to POL 3300 in Political Science Courses (School of Natural and Social Sciences) for description.

Latin American Art in the Age of Globalization
LST 3335
Refer to ARH 3335 in Undergraduate Art History Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

U.S./Latin American Relations
LST 3340
Refer to POL 3340 in Political Science Courses (School of Natural and Social Sciences) for description.

Cuba, Latin America, and the U.S.
LST 3361
Refer to POL 3361 in Political Science Courses (School of Natural and Social Sciences) for description.

Democratization: Latin America
LST 3390
Refer to POL 3390 in Political Science Courses (School of Natural and Social Sciences) for description.

Nation and Revolution in Latin America
LST 3395
Refer to HIS 3395 in History Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

Tropical Ecosystems
LST 3420
Refer to ENV 3420 in Environmental Studies Courses (School of Natural and Social Sciences) for description.

Human Rights
LST 3570
Refer to POL 3570 in Political Science Courses (School of Natural and Social Sciences) for description.

Slaves and Enslavement in the Americas
LST 3625
Refer to HIS 3625 in History Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

The Modern Latin American Novel
LST 3630
Refer to SPA 3630 in Spanish Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

Sex and Gender in Latin America
LST 3685
Refer to HIS 3685 in History Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

Modern Novel of Latin America
LST 3686
Refer to SPA 3685 in Spanish Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

The Latin American Short Story
LST 3700
Refer to SPA 3700 in Spanish Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

Globalization, Culture, Social Change: Latin America
LST 3725
Refer to SOC 3725 in Sociology Courses (School of Natural and Social Sciences) for description.

Mexican Art From the Revolution to the NAFTA Era
LST 3815
Refer to ARH 3815 in Undergraduate Art History Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

Internship in Latin American Studies
LST 3980
/ 4 credits / Every semester
A supervised work experience in an on- or off-campus organization that serves Latin American communities or organizations regionally, nationally, or internationally. To register for this course, students must obtain an Internship Program Learning Contract from the Career Development Center.

Pre-Columbian Aesthetics in Modern Latin American Art
LST 4590
Refer to ARH 4590 in Undergraduate Art History Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

Senior Project in Latin American Studies
LST 4990
/ 4 credits (per semester) / Every semester
Students work with individual faculty members to develop their senior projects. Senior projects are interdisciplinary in nature and involve library or field research on a subject or issue of particular relevance to Latin American studies. Two semesters required (8 credits total).


For updates during 2013–2015, please visit www.purchase.edu/Departments/
AcademicPrograms/LAS/Interdisciplinary/LatinAmericanStudies/Courses.aspx
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