Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011

Latin American Studies

 

LAS 235     International Relations 3

Introduction to the study of international relations, including international politics, international law and morality, international organization, international conflict and cooperation, and the foreign policies of the major powers. Cross listed with PS 235. No credit given to students with credit for PS 235. Study Area II [I]


LAS 281     Latin American History to 1823      3

Cross listed with HIST 281 See HIST 281 for detailed description. No credit given to students with credit for HIST 281 or 381 or LAS 381.


LAS 282     Latin American History Since 1823   3

Social, economic, political, and cultural development of Latin American countries since 1823. Cross listed with HIST 282. Spring. (O) Study Area II [I]


LAS 316     Latin American Civilization   3

Prereq.:  SPAN 226 or 291 (may be taken concurrently). Taught in Spanish. Cultural evolution of Latin America with emphasis on modern period. Cross listed with SPAN 316. No credit given to students with credit for SPAN 316. Spring. Study Area II [I]

 

LAS 375     Spanish American Literature I 3

Prereq.:  SPAN 300 or permission of instructor.  Cross listed with SPAN 375; see SPAN 375 for detailed course description. No credit given to students with credit for SPAN 375. Fall. Study Area I [I] [L]


LAS 376     Spanish-American Literature II      3

Prereq.:  SPAN 300 or permission of instructor. Cross listed with SPAN 376. See SPAN 376 for detailed description. No credit given to students with credit for SPAN 376. Spring. Study Area I


LAS 428     Cultures of Latin America     3

Prereq:  ANTH 140 or ANTH 170 or SOC 110. Introduction to modern and pre-Columbian societies in Latin America. Objectives include tracing the historical roots of social and economic relations in Latin America today, and the diverse responses Latin Americans have made and are making to rapid social change. Cross listed with ANTH 428. No credit given to students with credit for ANTH 428. Fall. [I]


LAS 434     Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean 3

Cross listed with GEOG 434. See GEOG 434 for detailed description. No credit given to students with credit for GEOG 434.


LAS 436     Spanish American Literature I 3

A survey of the countries of South America with emphasis on people, places, and problems. Cross listed with GEOG 436 and IS 436. No credit given to students with credit for GEOG 436 or IS 436. Spring. [I]

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