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UWM Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


College of Letters and Science


LATINO Latino Studies



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101 Introduction to Latino Studies. 3 cr. U. Analyses of the historical and structural forces which have shaped the experience of Latinos in the U.S., including the relationship between Latinos and social institutions.|Prereq: none.
192 First-Year Seminar: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Specific topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered.|Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194). Prereq: none.
199 Independent Study. 1-3 cr. U. Independent study under supervision of faculty or academic staff member. For further information, consult dept chair.|Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.50 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair, & assoc dean for SAS.
201 Special Topics in U.S. Latino Studies: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Interdisciplinary topics central to U.S. Latino studies.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: none.
267 (effective 01/26/2015) The History of Latinos in the United States. 3 cr. U. History and culture of Latinos in the United States from the colonial period to the present; emphasis on Mexican American, Puerto Rican, and Cuban experiences.|Hist 267 & Latino 267 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.
279 Introduction to U.S. Latino/a Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Latino/a American literature with a focus on region, genre, theme, or period.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 279 & Latino 279 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
289 Internship in Latino Studies, Lower Division. 1-6 cr. U. Application of basic principles of Latino Studies in business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.|One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hrs in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.50 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
296 UROP Apprenticeship. 1-3 cr. U. Undergraduate research participation in a project developed with a supervising member of the faculty or staff.|One credit for 45 hrs research. Retakable to 9 cr max in any combination of UROP apprenticeship courses. Not open to jrs & srs. Prereq: acceptance to UROP; prior or conc reg in UROP seminar.
297 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work levels, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
299 Ad Hoc: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U. Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
301 Advanced Topics in U.S. Latino Studies: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Advanced-level interdisciplinary topics central to U.S. Latino studies.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st.
323 Perspectives on Latino Communities. 3 cr. U. Sociological analysis of the experiences of Latinos. Examination of immigration and mode of incorporation from theoretical perspectives. Emphasis on Chicanos, Cubans, and Puerto Ricans.|Latino 323 & Sociol 323 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st & any Sociol 100-level course or cons instr.
374 Survey of U.S. Latino/a Literature. 3 cr. U. A general, representative study of U.S. Latino/a literature.|English 374 & Latino 374 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
388 Latino Politics. 3 cr. U. Contemporary Latino politics in the U.S.; demographic analysis; interplay between political incorporation and political institutional responses; Chicano movement, immigration policies, public opinion, voting behavior, representation.|Latino 388 & Pol Sci 388 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st.
423 Latino Immigration and Incorporation: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Latino institutional, geo-political, demographic, comparative, and social network theoretical perspectives on migration to and incorporation into the United States|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Latino 423 & Sociol 423 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; 3 cr in Sociol at 200 level or above or cons instr; addl prereqs may be assigned for specific topics.
489 Internship in Latino Studies, Upper Division. 1-6 cr. U. Application of basic principles of Latino Studies in business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.|One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hrs in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.50 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
497 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
499 Ad Hoc: 1-6 cr. U. Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
523 Studies in U.S. Latino/a Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Critical study of themes, figures, aspects, trends, etc. in U.S. Latino/a Literature.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 523 & Latino 523 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prerq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
699 Advanced Independent Study. 1-3 cr. U. Advanced level independent work under the supervision of a Latino Studies faculty or academic staff member.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max in any combination of LACS/Latino 698, LACS 699, and Latino 699. Prereq: jr st; 2.50 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair, & assoc dean for SAS.

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