Courses for LA Minor, Fall 2012
Are you interested in Latin America? Its people? Its literature? Its economics? Its politics? Its history?
Consider minoring in
Latin American Studies
If you are thinking of careers in:
●government ●business ●human rights ●non-profits
●communication ●education ●environment ●public health
The goals of the minor are to foster greater knowledge of Latin American and to explore the cultural contributions of the area to the global community.
To earn a minor, you need 18 credits.
Students will complete the minor by taking courses on Latin American in at least two different departments, or for more breadth, by choosing courses in several departments and by fulfilling a language requirement. Spanish and Portuguese are considered the two main languages, but other native languages (e.g., Quechua, Maya, and Aymara) may be considered. Only one three-credit course is allowed from the student’s major department. The specific courses are selected according to the students’ interests from a list of approved by the Latin American faculty. A total of six transfer credits (three credits grammar/conversation, three credits content) may be used towards the LAS minor as well as three credits from another minor. Students pursuing a minor in Latin American Studies are encouraged to study abroad.
For further information contact Professors Jonathan Ablard, History, firstname.lastname@example.org, 274-3558) or Jennifer Jolly, Art History, email@example.com, 274-1254.
Please see reverse side for course listing.
List of Approved Courses
Latin American Studies Minor
ARTH-26000-01 Pre-Columbian Art TR 2:35 Jolly
Culture, Race and Ethnicity
CSCR-10700-01 Introduction to Latino/a Studies MWF 2:00 Licon
Department of Education
EDUC-34000-01 Social and Cultural Foundations of Education MWF 1:00 Michel
EDUC-34000-02 Social and Cultural Foundations of Education MWF 3:00 TBA
EDUC-34000-03 Social and Cultural Foundations of Education TR 9:25 Claus
EDUC-34000-04 Social and Cultural Foundations of Education TR 10:50 Claus
ECON-36800-01 Globalization & Human Development TR 2:35 Osterreich
ENVS-20400-01 ST: Rainforests, Reefs and Ruins of Belize MWF 11:00 Allen-Gil
Health Promotion and Physical Education
HLTH-20500-01 Critical Health Issues MWF 10:00 Stewart
HLTH-20500-02 Critical Health Issues MWF 1:00 Stewart
HIST-39202 ST: Revolution and Counter Revolution in the
Americas TR 4:00 Ablard
Modern Languages and Literatures*
SPAN-32200-01 Experiencing Hispanic Literature MWF 1:00 Garcia
SPAN-32300-01* Conversation I: Contemporary Issues* MWF 9:00 Varona-Lacey
SPAN-32400-01* Conversation II: Sp. Speaking World* MWF 10:00 Lopez-Arias, J.
SPAN-33300-01 Latin America Civilization & Culture TR 1:10 Garcia
SPAN-33800-01* Introduction to Latin American Literature TR 9:25 Varona-Lacey
POLT-12200-01 Politics and Society MWF 1:00 Rodriguez
POLT-12200-02 Politics and Society MWF 2:00 Rodriguez
POLT-33100-01 Latin American Politics MW 4:00 Rodriguez
SOCI-25000-01 Gender, the Environment and Global Change MWF 10:00 Swords
SOCI-40100-01 Community Organizing TR 1:10 Swords
*Course taught in Spanish
Latin American Studies
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