International Studies - Latin / South America Focus
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International Studies

Latin / South America Focus

ANTH 321: Cultures of Latin America

(pre-req: ANTH 201 or instructor's permission)

ANTH 322: Ancient Civilizations of the Americas (pre-req: ANTH 201)

ARTH 352: Arts of the Americas (offered once every two years)

ARTH 483-485: Special Topics Non-Western Art (when relevant)

BADM 400: International Field Experience

(if site is in Latin/South America) (pre-req: junior standing)

BIOL 323: Tropical Watershed and Coastal Ecology (travel to Costa Rica).

(pre-req: HMXP 102, minimum junior status, BIOL 205 or 206 or permission)

GEOG 306: Geography of Latin America and the Caribbean

(pre-req: GEOG 101 or 201, and sophomore status, or instructor's permission)

HIST 335: Traveling Seminar in History when approved as relevant to Latin/South America

(pre-req: instructor's permission) HIST 350, 550: Special Topics in History, when appropriate.

HIST 351: Latin American History

HIST 352: U.S.- Latin American Relations

HIST 560: The History of Mexico and Central America

HIST 561: The History of the Caribbean

INAS 320: International Service Learning when approved as relevant to Latin/South America

INAS 425: Seminar in International Area Studies when approved as relevant to Latin/South America

INAS 520: International Service Learning when approved as relevant to Latin/South America

MLAN 330 B: (B=Spanish) Language and Cultural Studies Abroad (under direction of Winthrop professor)

(Students who have completed language 101 and 102 may earn a maximum of 6 credits. Students at the 101 or 102 level may earn a maximum of 4 credits. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits with MLAN departmental review and receipt of official transcripts)

MLAN 530 B: (B=Spanish) Language and Cultural Studies Abroad

(Pre-reqs: Completion of six credits on the 300 level or equivalent and a grade of S in FREN/GERM/SPAN 499. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits with MLAN departmental review and receipt of official transcripts)

MLAN Modern Languages Special Topics courses relevant to Latin/South America 

PLSC 335: Government and Politics of Latin America

(pre-req: PLSC 205 or 207, or instructor's permission)

SCWK 550: Global Perspectives in Social Work Practice

*SPAN 101, 102:

(102 requires at least C or S in 101) If used to satisfy the 102 level language proficiency, these do not count towards the 18 credit hours in the minor

Note: All SPAN courses above 102. Courses listed below are especially noteworthy:

SPAN 301: Hispanic Civilization and Culture

(emphasis on Latin America) (pre-req: SPAN 201, 202, 225, and 250)

SPAN 401: Survey of Hispanic Literature.

(pre-req: SPAN 250 and SPAN 310.

SPAN 575: Spanish Literature in Translation

(knowledge of Spanish language not required; not taught regularly; open to advanced undergraduates and graduate students) 

Last Updated: 8/20/20