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Minor Courses

Course Listing for Minor in Latin American Studies

I. ARTS AND HUMANITIES CORE

LINGUISTICS COURSES

SPANISH

*100A. Introduction to the Study of Spanish Grammar: Phonology & Morphology
*100B.  Introduction to the Study of Spanish Grammar:Syntax.
*M118A. History of Spanish and Portuguese: Phonology.
*M118B. History of Spanish and Portuguese: Morphology and Syntax.
*119A-B. Introduction to the Study of Literature: Prose/Poetry & Drama.

PORTUGUESE

*100A. Phonology and Morphology.
*100B Syntax.
*M118A. History of the Spanish & Portuguese Languages: Phonology.
*M118B. History of the Spanish & Portuguese Languages: Morphology & Syntax.

LITERATURE COURSES

SPANISH

119A-B. Intro to the Study of Literature:Prose/Poetry/Drama.
120A-D. Literature of the Hispanic World.
137. Literature of Colonial Spanish America.
139. Romanticism and Realism in Spanish American Literature.
140. Modernismo.
142. 20th Century Spanish American Literature: Fiction and the Essay.
143. 20th Century Spanish American Literature: Poetry and Drama.
144. Mexican Literature.
M149. Folk Literature of the Hispanic World. (Same as Folklore M149.)
151B. Women in Hispanic Literature: Spanish America.
M161. Film & Literature of Spanish Speaking World.

PORTUGUESE

130A-B. Survey of Brazilian Literature.
C131. Colonial Brazilian Literature.
C132. 19th Century Brazilian Literature and Culture.
C133. Machado de Assis.
C134. 20th Century Brazilian Literature: Modernism.
C135. 20th Century Brazilian Literature.
141. Brazilian Film and Literature.

CHICANO STUDIES

142. Mesoamerican Literatures.

FINE ARTS COURSES

ART HISTORY

110F. Selected Topics in Modern Art:Latin America.
*110G. Art and Politics in Contemporary Americas: Latin America.
C110H. Latin American Art of the 20th Century.
C117A. Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico.
C117B. Pre-Columbian Art of the Maya.
C117C. Advanced Studies in Pre-Columbian Art of the Andes.
C117D. Aztec Art.
118A. The Art of Oceania.

ETHNOMUSICOLOGY

M108A-B. Music of Hispanic America.(Same as Chicano Studies M108A-B.)
*M110A-B. The Afro-American Musical Heritage.(Same as Folklore M154A-B.)
113. Music of Brazil.
*M131. Development of Latin Jazz.(Same as Music M131.)
*191K. Music of Mexico. (2 units)

MOTION PICTURE/TELEVISION (THEATER, FILM AND TELEVISION)

*M103C Origins of Chicano Theater.(Same as Chicano Studies M103C.)
*106C. History of African, Asian, and Latin American Film.
*112. Film and Social Change.

WORLD ARTS AND CULTURE

108B. Dance in Cultures of Latin America.
120. Topics: Cultural Studies: Latin America.
125A-C. Beyond the Mexican Mural.
*CM139. Caribbean Ritual Arts: Vodou and Santeria. (Same as Folklore CM109.)
130. Afro-Cuban Music.
*140. Women, Healers, Ritual and Transformation.

II. SOCIAL SCIENCES CORE:

ANTHROPOLOGY

114P. Ancient Civilizations of Western Middle America (Nahuatl Sphere).
114Q. Ancient Civilizations of Eastern Middle America (Maya Sphere).
114R. Ancient Civilizations of Andean South America.
114S. Comparative Studies of Ancient States.
*154Q. Gender Systems: Global.
173Q. Latin American Communities.
174P Ethnography of South American Indians.

CHICANO STUDIES

169. Representations of Indigenous Peoples in the Americas.

ECONOMICS

*110. Economic Problems of Underdeveloped Countries.
*111. Theories of Economic Growth and Development.
*112. Policies for Economic Development.
*120 Intro to Urban and Regional Economics.
*180. Comparative Economic Systems.
*190. International Economics.
*191. International Trade Theory.
*192. International Finance.

GEOGRAPHY

121. Conservation of Resources: Underdeveloped World.
*126 Geography of Extinction.
*M128. The World's Ecosystems: Problems and Issues.
133. Cultural Geography of the Modern World:Latin America.
* 140. Political Geography.

*142.

Population Geography.
181. Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.
182A. Spanish South America.
182B. Brazil.

HISTORY

*M159A-B. History of Chicano People. (Same as Chicano Studies M159A-B.)
165A. Early Latin America.
165C. Indians of Colonial Mexico.
166. Latin America in the 19th Century.
167A-167D. Latin America in the 20th Century.
168. History of Latin American International Relations.
169. Latin American Elitelore.
170A. Topics in Latin American Cultural History since 1900.
170B. The Classic Travel Accounts of Latin American since 1735.
170C. Issues in Latin American History.
171. Mexican Revolution since 1910.
172. History of Argentina.
173. Modern Brazil.
174. Brazilian Intellectual History.
197. Undergraduate Seminar: Latin America.

LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES

197. Latin American Studies Interdisciplinary Topics.
199. Special Studies in Latin American Studies.

POLITICAL SCIENCE

*119. Special Studies in Political Theory:Latin America.
*M122B. Global Environment and World Politics.
*124. International Political Economy.
130. Politics of Latin American Economic Development.
131. Latin American International Relations.
*139A-B. Special Studies in International Relations: Latin America.
*144A. Politics:Chicano/Latino Politics.
154A-B. Government and Politics:Latin America.
*167A. Ideology and Development in World Politics.
*168. Comparative Political Analysis.
169. Special Studies in Comparative Politics: Latin America.

SOCIOLOGY

*116. Social Demography.
*154. Race and Ethnicity: International.
*157. Social Stratification.
*182. Political Sociology.
*184. Social Change.
186. Latin American Societies.

III. ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT CORE

*Geography 108. World Vegetation.
*Geography 111. Forest Ecosystems.
*Geography M115. Environmentalism.
Geography 121. Conservation of Resources: Underdeveloped World.
*Geography 126. Extinction.
*Geography M128. The World’s Ecosystems: Problems and Issues
*Geography 129. Seminar: Environmental Studies.
Geography 133. Cultural Geography of the Modern World:Latin America.
*Geography 140. Political Geography.
*Geography 142. Population Geography.
Geography 181. Mexico, Central America, Caribbean.
Geography 182A. Spanish South America.
Geography 182B. Brazil.
Community Hlth Sci 132. Health, Disease and Health Services in Latin America.
*Anthropology 153. Evolution of Human Societies.
*Anthropology 167. Urban Anthropology.
*Anthropology M168. Health in Culture and Society.
LAS 197. Interdisciplinary Topics in Latin America.

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