LACUSL Courses

Courses Offered

Schedule of Courses
Fall Semester
UWinteriM
Spring Semester
Summer Sessions

Approved Courses by Category - Spring 2014

Introductory Courses

  • LACS 101 - (Spanish 173) Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Latino 101 - Introduction to Latino Studies

Integrated Courses

  • CompLit 365 - Literatures and Cultures of the Americas: (Subtitle)
  • CurrIns 550 - Using Children’s Literature to Explore Latin American/Latino Cultural Heritage (previously offered as CurrIns 579)
  • English 316 - World Cinemas: “Latina and Latin American Women Directors” subtitle
  • English 394 - Theories of Mass Culture: "Latino and Latin American Popular Culture" subtitle
  • Hist 372 - Topics in Global History (including the following subtitles): "Latino and Latin American/Caribbean Cities" (previously offered as UrbPlan 692), "History of Media: Latin America and U.S. Latino Worlds" (previously offered as Hist 290)
  • LACUSL 200 - Selected Topics in Latin American, Caribbean, and U. S. Latino Studies: (Subtitle)
  • LACUSL 300 - Advanced Topics in Latin American, Caribbean, and U. S. Latino Studies: (Subtitle)
  • LACUSL/Theatre 324 - Theatre in the Americas: Latin American, Caribbean, and Latina/o Theatre
  • LACUSL 699 - Advanced Independent Study
  • Latino/Sociol 423 - Latino Immigration and Incorporation: (Subtitle)

Research

  • LACUSL 680 - Senior Research Project (3 cr) (previously offered as LACS/Latino 698)
  • LACUSL 699 - Advanced Independent Study

Electives

  1. Artistic Expression
    • ArtHist 104 - African, New World, and Oceanic Art and Architecture
    • ArtHist 251 - Introduction to the Art and Architecture of Latin America
    • ArtHist 367 - Latin American Modernisms
    • ArtHist 373 - Pre-Columbian Art of Mesoamerica
    • ArtHist 375 - Art of the Aztec Empire
    • CompLit 365 - Literatures and Cultures of the Americas: (Subtitle)
    • CurrIns 550 - Using Childrens Literature to Explore Latin American/Latino Cultural Heritage (previously offered as CurrIns 579)
    • Dance 414 - Dance History: African Dance through the Diaspora
    • English 279 - Introduction to US Latino/a Literature
    • English 316 - World Cinemas (including the following subtitles): "Latina and Latin American Women Directors", "Latin American Cinema", "Caribbean Cinema", "Mexican and Cuban Filmmakers"
    • English 374 - Survey of US Latino/a Literature
    • English 394 - Theories of Mass Culture: "Latino and Latin American Popular Culture" subtitle
    • English 523 - Studies in US Latino/a Literature LACUSL/
    • Theatre 324 - Theatre in the Americas: Latin American, Caribbean, and Latina/o Theatre
    • LACUSL 699 - Advanced Independent Study
    • Portugs 225 - Understanding Brazil
    • Portugs 360 - Brazilian Culture: (Subtitle)
    • Portugs 380 - Luso-Brazilian Literature in Translation
    • Portugs 457 - Seminar in Brazilian Literature
    • Spanish 371 - Introduction to Latino Literature in English
    • Spanish 373 - Topics in Latino Literature in English: (Subtitle)
    • Spanish 472 - Survey of Spanish-American Literature and Civilization
    • Spanish 507 - Seminar on Spanish-American Literature: (Subtitle)
    • Spanish 575 - Seminar on 18th and 19th Century Spanish-American Literature and Civilization: (Subtitle)
    • Spanish 577 - Seminar on Modern Spanish-American Literature and Civilization: (Subtitle)
  2. Social and Natural Sciences
    • Africol 320 - Black Cultures in Latin America and the Caribbean
    • Africol 334  - Survey of Black American and Black Brazilian Societies
    • Africol 414 - The Black Woman in America, Africa, and the Caribbean
    • Africol 418 - Race, Class, and Gender in the Caribbean
    • Anthro 225 - The Aztec Empire
    • Anthro 309 - Archaeology of Central and South America
    • Anthro 310 - Archaeology of Middle America
    • Anthro 311 - The World of the Ancient Maya
    • Anthro 315 - Peoples and Cultures of Mexico and Central America
    • Anthro 497 - Study Abroad Peru: Peru Past and Present, Archaeological Perspectives
    • Atm/Sci 297/497 - Study Abroad Mexico: Air Pollution and Ancient Cultures
    • BioSci 297/497 - Study Abroad Panama: Tropical Biology
    • Econ 353 - Economic Development
    • Ed Pol 212 - Educational Issues in Spanish-Speaking Communities
    • Ed Pol 460 - The Chicano Experience
    • Ed Pol 560 - Education and Hispanics
    • Ethnic 102 - Transnational Migrations: Asian-, Arab-, Euro-American, and Latino Identity
    • Ethnic 245 - Indians, Artists, and Conquistadores: The U.S. Southwest
    • Geog 421 - Geography of Latin America
    • Geog 462 - Cultural Geography of Latin America
    • Hist 180 - Latin American Society and Culture
    • Hist 267 - History of Latinos in the United States
    • Hist 290 - Topics in Global History: “Ethnicity and Media U.S., Latin America, and Caribbean” subtitle
    • Hist 372 - Topics in Global History: "Latino and Latin American/Caribbean Cities" subtitle (previously offered as UrbPlan 692), "History of Media: Latin America and U.S. Latino Worlds" subtitle (previously offered as Hist 290)
    • Hist 393 - History of Mexico
    • Hist 400 - Topics in Latin American and Caribbean History: (Subtitle)
    • Hist 404 - Topics in American History: "Tale of Two Cities -- Milwaukee and Los Angeles" subtitle
    • LACUSL 200 - Selected Topics in Latin American, Caribbean, and U. S. Latino Studies: (Subtitle)
    • LACUSL 300 - Advanced Topics in Latin American, Caribbean, and U. S. Latino Studies: (Subtitle)
    • LACS/PolSci 326 - Brazilian Politics and Society
    • LACUSL 699 - Advanced Independent Study
    • Latino/Sociol 423 - Latino Immigration and Incorporation: (Subtitle)
    • PolSci 325 -  Latin American Politics
    • PolSci 346 - U.S.-Latin American Relations
    • Sociol 323 - Perspectives on Latino Communities
  3. Language and Communication Skills
    • Anthro/Linguis 570 - Issues in Bilingualism
    • Commun 350 - Intercultural Communication
    • Commun 550 - International and Global Communication
    • Commun 675 - Communication in International Mediation and Peacebuilding
    • CurrIns 542 - History and Politics of Second Language Education
    • English 404 - Language, Power, and Identity
    • French 303 - Conversation and Composition: Intermediate Level
    • French 311 - French for International Business/Professional Communication: Oral Emphasis
    • French 325 - Intensive Grammar and Usage
    • French 361 - French for International Business/Professional Communication: Writing Focus
    • French 401 - French for Reading Knowledge
    • JAMS 450 - Race and Ethnicity in the Media
    • Linguis 420 - Introduction to Second Language Acquisition
    • Portugs 310 - Composition and Conversation
    • Portugs 446 - The Portuguese-Speaking World: Sociolinguistic Perspectives
    • Spanish 120 - Spanish for Health Professionals I
    • Spanish 121 - Spanish for the Health and Social Services
    • Spanish 308 - Advanced Writing and Reading
    • Spanish 318 - Advanced Speaking and Listening
    • Spanish 319 - Advanced Speaking and Listening for Heritage Speakers
    • Spanish 332 - Business and Legal Spanish I
    • Spanish 338 - Spanish for Health Professionals I
    • Spanish 341 - Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics
    • Spanish 347 - Introduction to Translation: Spanish to English
    • Spanish 348 - Introduction to Translation: English to Spanish
    • Spanish 349 - Introduction to Interpreting
    • Spanish 350 - Introduction of Literary Analysis
    • Spanish 388 - Health Issues in the Hispanic World
    • Spanish 441 - History and Dialects of the Spanish Language
    • Spanish 442 -  Business and Legal Spanish II
    • Spanish 446 - Hispanic Sociolinguistics
    • Spanish 449-  Advanced Court Interpreting
    • Spanish 595 - Spanish for Reading Knowledge

    A 3-credit internship course may count towards elective credit:

    • LACS 289 - Internship, Lower Division
    • LACS 489 - Internship, Upper Division
    • LACUSL 289 - Internship, Lower Division
    • LACUSL 489 - Internship, Upper Division
    • Latino 289 - Internship, Lower Division
    • Latino 489 - Internship, Upper Division

With approval of program coordinator, a relevant course not currently listed above may be substituted.