Courses

Latin American Studies Courses (LAS)

LAS-101   Introduction to Latin American Studies1 credit

An introduction to Latin American Studies through a variety of formats, including films, speakers, and discussions. Themes vary annually. Pass/Fail only.

LAS-294   Independent Study1 - 3 credits

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Individual readings or research in Latin American Studies, conducted in consultation with a Latin American Studies faculty member. See independent study guidelines.

LAS-494   Independent Study1 - 3 credits

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Intensive reading or research in Latin American Studies, conducted in consultation with a Latin American Studies faculty member. See independent study guidelines.

LAS-497   Internship1 - 3 credits

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Supervised service work in an approved organization, firm, agency, or office. A written summary or other form of presentation is submitted at the end of the internship to a Latin American Studies faculty member. See internship guidelines.

LAS-499   Senior Project2 credits

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

A capstone experience for Latin American Studies students designed to synthesize their major field of study and interest in Latin American Studies into a portfolio, project, paper, or other format. Students will work in consultation with a project advisor and one other Latin American Studies faculty member who will serve as a reader. Students must design, propose, and complete the project according to the Latin American Studies senior project guidelines, and will make a formal presentation to the campus community. Students may write and present in either Spanish or English.