Academic Calendar Winter/Summer 2018

Latin American Studies

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Latin American Studies extended minor

This section specifies the extended minor discipline requirements only. Please refer to the Bachelor of Arts section for more information on additional requirements, including the requirements for declaring an extended minor. Please check the Bachelor of Arts residency section of the calendar for how many upper-level credits must be completed at UFV in order to graduate with this program. The LAS program is administered through the Social, Cultural, and Media Studies (SCMS) department.

Note: Additional courses (such as SOC 205) may be counted toward the LAS extended minor when there is sufficient relevant content, but only with departmental approval.

Lower-level requirements: 18 credits

18 credits selected from the following list, including at least 6 credits of SPAN and 3 credits of LAS, GDS, or GEOG:

Course Title Credits
LAS 100 Images of Latin America 3
LAS 102 Latin American Study Tour 3
LAS 161/HIST 161 Aztecs, Mayas, and Spaniards 3
LAS 162/HIST 162 Soccer and Song in Latin America 3
LAS 200/SOC 200 Social Issues in Latin America 3
LAS 206/ANTH 206/MACS 206/SOC 206 The Politics of Art in Latin America 3
GDS 220/ANTH 220 Anthropology of Globalization and Development (see Note) 3
GDS 250/SOC 250 Sociology of Development — The Global South (see Note) 3
GEOG 233A Geography of Selected Regions: South America 3

GEOG 233K
Geography of Selected Regions: Mexico and Central America 3
SPAN 101 Spanish Language I 3
SPAN 102 Spanish Language II 3
SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish I 3
SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish II 3
SPAN 280 Intermediate Spanish Practicum I 3
SPAN 281 Intermediate Spanish Practicum II 6

Upper-level requirements: 16 credits

16 credits selected from the following, including at least 4 credits of LAS, GDS, or GEOG:

Course Title Credits
LAS 310/ANTH 310/SOC 310 Special Topics: Regional Studies of
Latin America
4
LAS 312 Special Topics: Latin American Cultural Topics 4
LAS 357/HIST 357 From the Big Stick to the CIA: The Troubled
History of Inter-American Relations
4
LAS 358/HIST 358 African Slavery in the Americas 4
LAS 359/HIST 359 Problems in Latin American Regional History 4
LAS 363/ANTH 363/GDS 363/SOC 363 Processes of Development and
Underdevelopment: Latin America (see Note)
4
LAS 388/ANTH 388/SOC 388 Minority Indigenous Peoples of the
World (see Note)
4
LAS 442/SOC 442 Religion in Latin America 4
LAS 457/HIST 457 Sexuality and Gender in Latin America 4
LAS 458/HIST 458 History of Indigenous Peoples in Latin
America
4
LAS 459/HIST 459 Topics in the Political and Social History of
Latin America
4
LAS 460/HIST 460 State Terror, Human Rights, and the Politics
of Memory in Latin America
4
LAS 463/ANTH 463/SOC 463 Special Topics in Development
Studies (see Note)
4
LAS 472/SOC 472 Latin America: Race, Ethnicity, and
Immigration
4
LAS 492/ANTH 492/MACS 492/SOC 492 Directed Studies in Social,
Cultural, and Media Studies (see Note)
2
LAS 498 Directed Readings in Latin American Studies 4
GDS 311 International Internship (see Note) 6
GEOG 433A Geography of Selected Regions: South
America
4
GEOG 433K Geography of Selected Regions: Mexico and
Central America
4
SPAN 301 Advanced Spanish I - Oral Communication 4
SPAN 302 Advanced Spanish II – Composition 4
SPAN 320 Special Topics in Spanish Language 4
SPAN 330 Special Topics in Hispanic Culture 4
SPAN 340 Spanish Translation 4
SPAN 350 Spanish Immersion 4
SPAN 380 Spanish Practicum I 3
SPAN 381 Spanish Practicum II 6
SPAN 493 Directed Studies in Spanish 3

Note: Provided there is sufficient LAS content in this instance of the course. Seek permission from the SCMS department head.

Latin American Studies minor

This section specifies the minor discipline requirements only. Please refer to the Bachelor of Arts section for more information on additional requirements, including the requirements on declaring a minor. Please check the Bachelor of Arts residency section of the calendar for how many upper-level credits must be completed at UFV in order to graduate with this program.

Note: Additional courses (such as SOC 205) may be counted toward the LAS minor when there is sufficient relevant content, but only with departmental approval.

Lower-level requirements: 9 credits

9 credits selected from the following list, including at least 3 credits of LAS, GDS, or GEOG:

Course Title Credits
LAS 100 Images of Latin America 3
LAS 102 Latin American Study Tour 3
LAS 161/HIST 161 Aztecs, Mayas, and Spaniards 3
LAS 162/HIST 162 Soccer and Song in Latin America 3
LAS 200/SOC 200 Social Issues in Latin America 3
LAS 206/ANTH 206/MACS 206/SOC 206 The Politics of Art in Latin America 3
GDS 220/ANTH 220 Anthropology of Globalization and Development (see Note) 3
GDS 250/SOC 250 Sociology of Development — The Global South (see Note) 3
GEOG 233 Geography of Selected Regions (see Note) 3

GEOG 233K
Geography of Selected Regions: Mexico Study Tour 3
SPAN 101 Spanish Language I 3
SPAN 102 Spanish Language II 3
SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish I 3
SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish II 3
SPAN 280 Intermediate Spanish Practicum I 3
SPAN 281 Intermediate Spanish Practicum II 6

Note: Provided there is sufficient LAS content in this instance of the course. Seek permission from the SCMS department head.

Upper-level requirements: 16 credits

16 credits selected from the following, including at least 4 credits of LAS, GDS, or GEOG:

Course Title Credits
LAS 310/ANTH 310/SOC 310 Special Topics: Regional Studies of
Latin America
4
LAS 312 Special Topics: Latin American Cultural Topics 4
LAS 357/HIST 357 From the Big Stick to the CIA: The Troubled
History of Inter-American Relations
4
LAS 358/HIST 358 African Slavery in the Americas 4
LAS 359/HIST 359 Problems in Latin American Regional History 4
LAS 363/ANTH 363/GDS 363/SOC 363 Processes of Development and
Underdevelopment: Latin America (see Note)
4
LAS 388/ANTH 388/SOC 388 Minority Indigenous Peoples of the
World (see Note)
4
LAS 442/SOC 442 Religion in Latin America 4
LAS 457/HIST 457 Sexuality and Gender in Latin America 4
LAS 458/HIST 458 History of Indigenous Peoples in Latin
America
4
LAS 459/HIST 459 Topics in the Political and Social History of
Latin America
4
LAS 460/HIST 460 State Terror, Human Rights, and the Politics
of Memory in Latin America
4
LAS 463/ANTH 463/SOC 463 Special Topics in Development
Studies (see Note)
4
LAS 472/SOC 472 Latin America: Race, Ethnicity, and
Immigration
4
LAS 492/ANTH 492/MACS 492/SOC 492 Directed Studies in Social,
Cultural, and Media Studies (see Note)
2
LAS 498 Directed Readings in Latin American Studies 4
GDS 311 International Internship (see Note) 6
GEOG 433A Geography of Selected Regions: South
America
4
GEOG 433K Geography of Selected Regions: Mexico and
Central America
4
SPAN 301 Advanced Spanish I - Oral Communication 4
SPAN 302 Advanced Spanish II – Composition 4
SPAN 320 Special Topics in Spanish Language 4
SPAN 330 Special Topics in Hispanic Culture 4
SPAN 340 Spanish Translation 4
SPAN 350 Spanish Immersion 4
SPAN 380 Spanish Practicum I 3
SPAN 381 Spanish Practicum II 6
SPAN 493 Directed Studies in Spanish 3

Note: Provided there is sufficient LAS content in this instance of the course. Seek permission from the SCMS department head.

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