LAMS237
Ancient MesoamericaCrosslisted with ANTH 237, ETHN 237

Description: Ancient civilizations of Mexico and Central America including the Ancient Maya, Aztecs, and Toltecs. Anthropological theories and methods dealing with archaeological data about urbanism, architecture, art, human-environment interaction, etc. in ancient Mesoamerica.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science ACE 9 Global/Diversity

LAMS271
Colonial Latin AmericaCrosslisted with HIST 271, ETHN 271

Description: Survey of Spanish and Portuguese America that stresses the European background, indigenous peoples, colonial institutions, church, race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and the struggle for independence. Focus on the history of power and culture in order to understand colonial Latin America. Pre-1800 content.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Lat Am,Asian,Mid East,Afr Hist Pre-1800 History

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

LAMS272
Modern Latin AmericaCrosslisted with HIST 272, ETHN 272

Description: Survey of the trajectory of the Latin American nation since independence that stresses political, economic, and social problems. Focus on history of power and culture in order to understand Latin America today.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Lat Am,Asian,Mid East,Afr Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

LAMS277
Latin American PoliticsCrosslisted with POLS 277, ETHN 277

Description: Constitutional and political development of selected Latin American countries; contemporary problems and institutions. Latin America in world affairs with special reference to the inter-American relations and the United States.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:International Relations&Compar

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

LAMS291
Special Topics in Latin American Studies

Description: Topic varies.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

LAMS311
Introduction to Hispanic Literature: Latin AmericaCrosslisted with SPAN 311

Prerequisites: SPAN 305 or SPAN 306

Description: Examination of important forms and themes in the history of early Latin-American literature.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

LAMS312
Representative Spanish-American AuthorsCrosslisted with SPAN 312

Prerequisites: SPAN 305 or SPAN 306

Description: Masterpieces by great writers chosen from the Modernista period to the present time.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

LAMS331
War and Human Rights in Latin AmericaCrosslisted with SPAN 331

Prerequisites: SPAN 303 or SPAN 304 or SPAN 300A

Lectures, oral discussions, and written work in Spanish.

Description: Latin American culture, with focus on war conflicts and human rights. Lectures, oral discussions, and written work in Spanish.

This course is a prerequisite for: SPAN 493

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities ACE 9 Global/Diversity

LAMS357
Mexican-American HistoryCrosslisted with ETHN 357, HIST 357

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing

Description: Survey of Mexican-Americans in the United States emphasizing the Spanish-Mexican borderlands frontier, Mexican-American culture, the Anglo-American conquest, and the cultural conflict and fusion since the treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Offered:FALL/SPR
Groups:CAS Diversity in the US United States or Canadian Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

LAMS373
Latin America and Global RelationsCrosslisted with HIST 373, ETHN 373

Prerequisites: Junior standing

Description: Analysis of the role of the Latin American nations in world affairs, emphasizing intellectual, economic, and diplomatic relations with the United States and Europe. Understanding of the position and problems of Latin America in the present world.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Lat Am,Asian,Mid East,Afr Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

LAMS374
History of BrazilCrosslisted with HIST 374, ETHN 374

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing

Description: History of Brazil from 1500 to the present, emphasizing political institutions, economic cycles, social structure, and religious and cultural patterns.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Lat Am,Asian,Mid East,Afr Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

LAMS396
Independent Study in Latin American Studies

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Independent research or reading under direction by a faculty member.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

LAMS399
Undergraduate Thesis

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Independent research or reading leading to a thesis.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

LAMS399H
Honors Undergraduate Thesis

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Independent research leading to a thesis.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

LAMS436
The Ancient MayaCrosslisted with ANTH 436, ANTH 836

Description: Introduction to the prehistory of the Maya region and its periphery. Features of the Ancient Maya political, economic, religious, gender and material structures. Main substantive, theoretical and political debates in Mesoamerican scholarship. Interdisciplinary research and the types of methods used to create knowledge about Maya civilization.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Archaeology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

LAMS459
Spanish-American PoetryCrosslisted with SPAN 459, SPAN 859

Prerequisites: SPAN 321 or SPAN 331; and one of SPAN 311, SPAN 312, SPAN 314, or SPAN 315

Description: Spanish-American poetry.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

LAMS460
Spanish-American NovelCrosslisted with SPAN 460, SPAN 860

Prerequisites: SPAN 321 or SPAN 331; and one of SPAN 311, SPAN 312, SPAN 314, or SPAN 315

Description: Spanish-American novels.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

LAMS462
Spanish-American Short StoryCrosslisted with SPAN 462, SPAN 862

Prerequisites: SPAN 321 or SPAN 331; and one of SPAN 311, SPAN 312, SPAN 314, or SPAN 315

Description: Masterpieces of the Spanish-American short story from its origins. Works of the twentieth century by authors such as Horacio Quiroga, Jorge Luis Borges, Maria Luisa Bombal, Juan Rulfo, Julio Cortazar, Rosario Castellanos, and Luisa Valenzuela.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

LAMS463
Indigenous Peoples of Latin AmericaCrosslisted with HIST 463, HIST 863, ETHN 463

Description: Includes Indian politics, ideologies about Latin American indigenous peoples, global issues, and inter-ethnic relationships in Latin America.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Lat Am,Asian,Mid East,Afr Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

LAMS470
Feminisms in Latin AmericaCrosslisted with SPAN 470, SPAN 870, WMNS 470, WMNS 870

Prerequisites: SPAN 321 or SPAN 331; and one of SPAN 311, SPAN 312, SPAN 314, or SPAN 315

Description: Examination of a variety of feminist Latin American texts including poetry, fiction, history, philosophy and political manifestos from a cultural and literary studies perspective. Consideration of pop culture and visual artists.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

LAMS478

Prerequisites: Junior standing and permission.

Topical seminar required for all Latin American Studies majors.

Description: An interdisciplinary analysis of topical issues in Latin American Studies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:International Relations&Compar Integrative Courses, Research Lat Am,Asian,Mid East,Afr Hist Regional Geography

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

LAMS491
Special Topics in Latin American Studies

Description: Topic varies.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE: