Latin America and Caribbean Cultures
The goal of this focal study is to introduce students to the cultures of Latin America and the Caribbean through an examination of their history and their varied indigenous and western social and religious practices.
Complete at least three courses and a minimum of 10 credits. No more than two of these courses may have the same disciplinary prefix.
|First Cluster (complete 3 courses)|
|ANTH/REL 140||Introduction to Comparative Religions||4 credits|
|ANTH 210||Mesoamerican Cultures||4 credits|
|ANTH 320||South American Traditional Societies||4 credits|
|ENV 210||Tropical Environmental Biology||4 credits|
|HIST 239/POLS 239||Latin America I: Conquest-Independence||4 credits|
|POL 241||Latin America II: Independence-Present||4 credits|
|SPAN 201||Intermediate Spanish||4 credits|
|FREN 201||Intermediate French||4 credits|
*The following are special topic courses. They may count toward Focal Study 17 only by special request to the Focal Studies Advisor, Gretchen Potter.
|BIOL 160||ST: Natural History of Galapagos/Ecuador||4 credits|
|ENGL 430||Major Writers: Latin American or Chicano||4 credits|