Foundations in Latin American Studies

This course examines Latin American history, culture, and society, as well as the different approaches, methodologies, and concepts related to the study of Latin America. Students will explore the experiences that shaped Latin America as a region, how the region impacts and is impacted by globalization, and the experience and role of Latino/as in the United States. Students will analyze films, literature, visual art, journalism, historical documents, and conduct social scientific research.