Latin & Latino American Studies

LLAS 1190: Introduction to Latin America and the Caribbean

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

A multidisciplinary course including geography, indigenous peoples, colonization and nation formation; society, politics, economy, and culture of contemporary Latin America and its place in today’s world.

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)