Undergraduate Course Catalog

Latin-American Studies

The Latin-American Studies minor is an interdepartmental program designed to help students understand the common heritage and problems of Latin-American countries as well as the differences that exist among them. The program will be helpful to students majoring in such subjects as anthropology, bilingual education, business, history, political science, and Spanish.

For more information on this program, contact the Department of Modern Languages and Classics at 765-285-1361.


MINOR IN LATIN-AMERICAN STUDIES, 15 hours

The student must demonstrate competence equivalent to two years of university-level language study in Spanish or Portuguese. This requirement can be fulfilled by completing a two-year course sequence through the SP 202 level, or by testing.

PREFIX  NO     SHORT TITLE 

CR HRS 

LAS

101

Int L A Stu

3

12 hours from three different departments

ANTH
GEOG
HIST

NREM

SP

380
351
324
325
307
357
335
402

N W Cultures (3-6)
Lat Am Carib (3)
Early Lat Am (3)
Mod Lat Am (3)
Envl Mgt Dev (3)
Intl Com Dev (3)
Civ Cult L A (3)
Hist L A Lit (3)

12


15 hrs 

LATIN-AMERICAN STUDIES (LAS)

101 Introduction to Latin-American Studies. (3) Overview of the history, development and current trends of Latin- American countries from conquest through present times, focusing on economic, sociological, and cultural tendencies including the recent Latino migrations to the United States.

400 Study Abroad. (3-9) Study of intermediate or advanced Latin American language(s), literature, and culture(s) in a foreign country where students are immersed within the Latin American culture. May include seminars arranged during travel. May not be applied to foreign language majors or minors. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. 
    A total of 9 hours of credit may be earned.