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 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|
|POLS 241||Latin America II: Independence-Present||4 credits|
|SPAN 325||Mexican-American Cultural Explorations||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 when the topic/title is as below. Must request approval to the Focal Studies Advisor.|
|ANTH 240/REL 240||Topics in Comparative Religion (when topic is Comparative Religion in Latin American/Caribbean Cultures)||4 credits|
|BIOL 160||ST: Natural History of Galapagos/Ecuador||4 credits|
|ENGL 430||Major Writers: Latin American or Chicano||4 credits|