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LASP 3153
Latin American History, Contemporary Issues and Perspectives
Class hours: 3
Lab hours:
Semesters Available: Fall and Spring
Years Available: All
This seminar introduces the social, historical, political, economic, philosophical and theological currents that constitute Latin American society and culture. The course includes personal discussions with Latinos and field trips to various sites designed to introduce students to the: (1) historical development of Latin America, including selected case studies; (2) variety of analytical perspectives from which the Latin American reality is explained and understood; (3) character, past and present, of the U.S. policy in the region; and (4) nature and influence of the economic reality in the region.



No programs require this course.
No courses require this as a prerequisite or corequisite.