Latin American Studies
LAST 2000: Introduction to Latin American Studies. This introduction to the region will emphasize its diversity, while devoting segments to history; politics and politicians; wealth and poverty; the media; and Latin America's relationship with the USA. It will encourage critical analysis of how Latin America is projected in the media and comparative analysis between countries.
LAST 3750 Special Topics in Latin American Studies (4 sem. hours). An intermediate level course addressing areas not covered in other courses. May be repeated for credit with different topics. Offered occasionally.
LAST 3800-3803 Directed Study in Latin American Studies (1, 2, 3 or 4 sem. hours). If students wish to pursue a subject or problem beyond the standard curricular offerings, they must plan such a course with an instructor and obtain that instructor's permission to register for this option.
LAST 3850-52 Latin American Studies Internship (2 or 4 sem. hours). Off-campus experience in fields that serve the Latin American community, at home or abroad, such as print or broadcast journalism, teaching, public relations, advertising, theater, or new media. A minimum of 2 hrs. are required of all students majoring in Latin American Studies.
LAST 4750 Special Topics in Latin American Studies (4 sem. hours). An advanced course addressing areas not covered in other courses. May be repeated for credit with different topics. Offered occasionally.
LAST 4900: Senior Colloquium in Latin American Studies.
*Classes that are "LAS-friendly": countable as long as a Latin America-related research paper is written.
- ADMN 4750: Global Business and Law (Yucatán)
- BIOL 3210: Field Biology (Yucatán)
- BIOL 3210: Field Biology (Galapagos Islands, Ecuador)
- BIOL 3310: Ornithology*
- BIOL 3350: Conservation Biology
- ECON 3040 International Economics*
- ENVS 2000: Applied Ecological Design (Yucatán)
- HIST 2600: Colonial Latin America
- HIST 2610: Modern Latin America
- HIST 3610: Latin America on Film
- HIST 3620: Latin American Revolutions
- IDST 1300: Encountering the Americas
- IDST 2400: Manifest Destiny
- IDST 2500: Utopian Visions: Ideas & Popular Movements in the Caribbean
- MGMT 2000: Global Business in Latin America (Yucatán)
- MGMT 3000: Introduction to Management (Yucatán)
- MGMT 4750: International Business (Yucatán)
- PLSC 1300: Comparative Government*
- PLSC 2400: International Relations*
- PLSC 3350 Politics of Race & Ethnicity
- PLSC 3410: International Organizations*
- PLSC 4300: Developing Nations
- PLSC 4400 Peace, Conflict Resolution, & International Security*
- RLST 3850 Directed Study in Liberation Theology
- SOAN 2850: Cross-Cultural Human Sexuality*
- SOAN 3010 Anthropology of Mexico
- SOAN 3110: Archaeology of Mexico
- SOAN 3120: Non-Western Societies*
- SOAN 3300: Health and Illness*
- STDA 2040: Culture, History and Literature in the Maya World (Yucatán)
Modern Languages courses
2110 Contemporary Hispanic Culture
2152 Learning Spanish Through Service Learning (2 sem. hours)
2750-2753 Special Topics (1-4 sem. hours)
2751 Spanish across the Curriculum (1 sem. hour)
3200 Survey of Peninsular Literature up to 1700
3210 Survey of Spanish-American Literature Through Modernism
3230 Spanish-American Civilization
3310 Survey of Spanish American Literature from Late Modernism to the Present
3750-3753 Special Topics (1-4 sem. hours)
3770 Modernism - Post Modernism
3780 19th Century Hispanic Literature
4750 Special Studies in Spanish
- 2152 Learning Spanish Through Service Learning (2 sem. hours)
- 2750-2753 Special Topics (1-4 sem. hours)
- 3750-3753 Special Topics (1-4 sem. hours)