Latino & Latin American Studies

LLAS 1190: Introduction to Latin America and the Caribbean

Three credits ($150). Offered Fall, Spring, or Full-year.

Multidisciplinary exploration of the historical development of such aspects of Latin America and the Caribbean as colonization and nation formation; geography and the environment; immigration and migration; race, ethnicity, and gender in society, politics, economy, and culture.

Eligibility Guidelines: Successful completion of two years of high school history and one year of high school Spanish are recommended.


Instructor Certification Requirements:

The minimum degree requirement for instructors wishing to teach Early College Experience Latin and Latino American Studies courses is a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Latin American Studies or in Anthropology, History, Political Science, or Spanish with a focus on the study of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Instructor Resources:

LLAS 1190 Sample Syllabus (PDF)