The Latin American Studies Program: Courses

Refer to the academic requirements for lists of courses in various disciplines that fulfill requirements for the major and the minor in Latin American studies.

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

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

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

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

Latinos and Cities in the Americas
HIS 2215
Refer to History Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

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

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

Representations of Latinos and Latinas in American Film, 1930–2000
HIS 3005
Refer to 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Languages and Cultures of Spanish-Speaking Countries
SPA 3365
Refer to Spanish Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

Lettered Cities: The Literatures of Latin American Cities
SPA 3370
Refer to Spanish Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

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

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

African Diasporas in the Americas
HIS 3555
Refer to History Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

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

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

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

Border Wars and Transnational Human Rights
SOC 3661
Refer to Sociology Courses (School of Natural and Social Sciences) for description.

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

Modern Novel of Latin America (in English)
LIT 3685 Refer to Literature Courses: 3000–3999 (School of Humanities) for description.

The Idea of Latin America
SPA 3687
Refer to Spanish Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

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

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

Oral History Workshop
HIS 3855
Refer to History Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

Internship in Latin American Studies
LST 3995
/ 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
ARH 4590
Refer to Undergraduate Art History Courses (School of Humanities) for description.

Senior Project I and II
SPJ 4990
and 4991 / 4 credits (per semester) / Every year
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).


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