Latin American Studies (LAS)

Latin American Studies (LAS) Courses

LAS 2013. Latin American Foundations. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

This course is designed as an introduction to important debates about Latin American history, politics, society and culture. In this course, we will analyze general and specific questions regarding pre-Hispanic cultures, colonial legacies, cultural heritages, political developments and societal challenges facing the region. The structure of this course is primarily chronological but also thematic and inter-disciplinary, involving anthropological, historical, cultural, and political studies about Latin America.

LAS 4933. Internship in Latin American Studies. (0-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Consent of internship coordinator and Department Chair. Supervised experience relevant to Latin American studies within selected community organizations. May be repeated for credit. A maximum of 6 semester credit hours may be earned through the internship.

LAS 4953. Topics in Latin American Studies. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

An organized course offering the opportunity for specialized study not normally or not often available as part of the regular course offerings. May be repeated for credit when topics vary, but not more than 6 semester credit hours, regardless of discipline, will apply to a bachelor’s degree.