COURSES APPROVED FOR SPRING 2012 Courses Approved for

Courses Approved for the Major, Minor and M.A. Program
Most Latin American Studies courses are offered through disciplinary departments. Below is a preliminary
list of courses offered for Spring 12 at the University. If you are an undergraduate major or minor in Latin
American Studies, or a student in the Master program you must consult with the LAST Advisor, Angelina
Cotler (; 333-8419) before registering for courses.
Language Instruction
LAST 445 Quechua (3 sections: beginners, intermediate and advance)
PORT 320 Readings in Portuguese
PORT 400 Intensive Beginning Portuguese
PORT 401 Intermediate Portuguese
SPAN 103 Intermediate Spanish
SPAN 122 Elementary Spanish
SPAN 141 Introduction to Spanish Grammar
SPAN 142 Spanish in the Professions
SPAN 204 Practical Review of Spanish
SPAN 208 Oral Spanish
SPAN 228 Spanish Composition
SPAN 232 Spanish in the Community
SPAN 252 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics
SPAN 305 The Structure of Spanish
SPAN 433 Spanish Sociolinguistics
SPAN 434 Hist Spanish Language
SPAN 477 Span Grammar Comm Lang Tchg
SPAN 557 Seminar Romance Linguistics
Required for undergraduate majors
LAST 170 Introduction to Latin American Studies
LAST 490 Independent Study (arranged)
Required for MA Students
LAST 599 Thesis Research (for LAST MA students only)
Anthropological and Geographical Perspective
ANTH 103 Anthropology in a Changing World
ANTH 210 Families in Global Perspective
ANTH 405 Contemporary Central America
ANTH 515 (section AO) Social Theory & Ethnography
GEOG 101 Geography of Developing Countries
GEOG 110 Geography of International Conflicts
GEOG 204 Cities of the World
GEOG 210 Contemporary Social and Environmental Problems
UP 185 Cities in Global Perspective
UP 210 Environmental Economics
UP 260 Social Inequality and Planning
Historical Perspective
HIST 100 Global History
HIST 200 (Section A) American Empire
HIST 200 (section E) History of Human Rights
HIST 200 (SECTION A): American Empire
HIST 279 Mexican-American History
HIST 281 Constructing Race in America
HIST 352 Europe in the World
HIST 472 Immigrant America
HIST 502 (Section D) Sovereignty & Autonomy in the Western Hemisphere
Humanistic Perspective
AFRO 103 Black Women in the Diaspora
AFRO 281 Constructing Race in America
AFRO 310 Race and Cultural Diversity
AFRO 398 (Section 3) Caribbean Cultures & International Migration
ARTH 115 Art in Global Context
CWL 114 Global Consciousness and Literature
CWL 434 Studies in Francophonie
CWL 471 International Lit Relations
LING 111 Language and Globalization
LLS 396 (Section RR) Mexican Feminism in Film
MUS 133 Introduction to World Music
PORT 404 Luso-Brazilian Culture
SPAN 200 Readings in Hispanic Texts
SPAN 250 Intro to Literary Analysis
SPAN 254 Intro to Cultural Analysis
SPAN 307 Bilingualism
SPAN 312 Spanish Literature II
SPAN 314 Latin American Literature I
SPAN 316 Latin America Literature II
SPAN 320 Spanish Cultural Studies II
SPAN 324 Cultural Studies Americas I
SPAN 326 Cultural Studies Americas II
SPAN 332 Spanish and Entrepreneurship
SPAN 465 20th-21st C Spanish Studies
SPAN 490 Advanced Readings in Spanish
SPAN 528 Sem 20th C Spanish Lit
Social, Political, and Economic Perspective
ECON 420 International Economics
ECON 450 Developing Economies
ECON 452 Latin American Economies
ECON 550 Economics of Development and Growth
GLBL499 International Diplomacy and Negotiation
GWS 100 Intro Gender & Women’s Studies
GWS 150 Contemporary Women’s Issues
GWS 512 Gender Relations and International Development
HDFS 420 Family Diversity in the U.S.
LER 200 Globalization and Workers
LER 300 Workers, Unions and politics LER 566 International HR Management
LER 595 Managing Diversity Globally
PS 241 Comparative Politics in Developing Nations
PS 280 Introduction to International Relations
PS 300, International Organizations and Regionalism
PS 355 Democratization
SOC 160 Global Inequality and Social Change
SOC 364 Impacts of Globalization
SOC 477 Environmental Sociology
SOC 596ZG: Global Ethnographies
Ecological and Environmental Perspective
ACE 210 Environmental Economics
ACE 251 The World Food Economy
ACE 411 Environment and Development
ACE 451 Agriculture in International Development
ESE Climate and Global Change
ESE Environment and Society