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Latin American Studies Program - Course List

 


Latin American Studies Program: Elective Course List


Humanities:

ARTH 2990 Mexican Art and Culture (Madrid)
(Offered occasionally.)

ARTH 4933 Art in Latin America (Madrid)
(Offered every year.)

HIST 3180 History of Modern Latin America
(Offered alternate years at SLU, every year in Madrid.)

HIST 3190 History of Mexico
(Offered very occasionally.)

SPAN 4190 Three in One: The Hispanic Experience
(Offered every two to three years.)

SPAN 4240 Contemporary Latin American Short Story
(Offered every two to three years.)

SPAN 4260 Latin American “Modernismo”
(Offered every two to three years.)

SPAN 4270 Contemporary Latin American Poetry
(Offered every two to three years.)

SPAN 4280 Early Latin American Novel
(Offered every two to three years.)

SPAN 4290 Contemporary Latin American Novel
(Offered every two to three years.)

SPAN 4250 Latin American Cultural Stereotypes
(Offered every two to three years.)

SPAN 4310 Contemporary Latin American Drama
(Offered every two to three years.)

SPAN 4320 The African Experience in Spanish America
(Offered every two to three years.)

SPAN 4330 Latin American Novel after 1970
(Offered every two to three years.)

SPAN 4350 Latin American Testimony
(Offered every two to three years.)

SPAN 4360 Latin American Women Writers
(Offered every two to three years.)

SPAN 4370 Latin American Film: 1920-2000
(Offered every two to three years.)

THEO 3370 Hispanic Theology
(Offered alternate years)

THEO 3590-Liberation Theology
(Offered every year.)

THEO 4690 La Sangre de los Mártires
(Offered every spring semester.)

Social Sciences:


ECON 3790: The Economies of Latin America and Iberia (Madrid)
(Offered every year.)

ECON 3790 The Economies of Latin America
(Offered every year.)

POLS 2570 Introduction to Latin American Politics
(Offered once every three semesters, possibly yearly; offered every other year in Madrid)

POLS 2600 Introduction to International Political Economy
(Offered every third semester, at least 20% LAS content)

POLS 2930 Inside Contemporary Latin America (Madrid)
(Offered alternate years)

POLS 2930 Mexican Politics
(Offered once every three semesters)

POLS 3530 Comparative Revolution
(Offered once every three semesters, at least 25% LAS content)

POLS 3540 Latin American Social Movements
(Offered every other year)

POLS 3560 Political Processes in Latin America (Madrid)
(Offered alternate years)

POLS 3600 Problems of Globalization
(Offered once every three semesters, at least10% LAS content)

POLS 3810 Latin American-US Relations
(Offered every other year)

POLS 3930 Latin American Social Movements
(Offered every third semester)

POLS 4730 Contemporary Political Ideologues
(Offered every third semester, at least 10% LAS content)

POLS 4930 Political Change in Latin America
(Offered every third semester)

SOC 2220 Peace and Conflict Studies
(Offered every spring, at least 25% LAS content.)

SOC 3210 Demography: Population Characteristics and Trends
(Offered alternate years spring, at least 25% LAS content.)

SOC 3270 Environmental Anthropology
(Offered alternate years spring, 100% LAS content.)

SOC 4540 Environmental Impact of the City
(Offered alternate years spring, at least 25% LAS content.)

Note: In those courses with less than 100% LAS content, students would be required to focus their research paper and/or project on such content. Students would be allowed to take only one such course.

Additional Electives:
EAS 293 Environment and Development in Latin America (Madrid)
(Offered every year.)

IBS 302 Latin American Business
(Offered every semester.)

For further information, contact:
Dr. Olga Arbeláez
Program Director
314-977-3672
arbelaez@slu.edu

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