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Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latin@ Studies
Coordinator and Advisor: Alida Cardós Whaley, NWQB Room 2484, alida@uwm.edu, (414) 229-4703

Please visit: https://uwm.edu/latin-american-caribbean-us-latino-studies/undergraduate/ The College of Letters & Science charges an additional special course fee for Distance Education (online) sections. These sections can be distinguished by a section number beginning with 2-- (e.g., 201, 202). If the special course fee is not listed in the Schedule of Classes, please contact Andy Cuneo, L&S Student Academic Services, via e-mail, acuneo@uwm.edu, or phone (414) 229-2787.
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LACUSL-497: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U )

Designed to enroll students in UW-sponsored program before course work levels, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially-prepared program course work.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 48454 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  
Consent required to audit.

 
Additional Courses - Lat Am, Carib, & US Lat Studi
 
ANTHRO-214: Ancient Civilizations of Latin America (3 units; U )

A comparative archaeological overview of various civilizations that flourished in Latin America prior to the arrival of Spanish conquistadors in the early 16th century.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201 58273 - 01/22-05/09 Sherman, Robert ONLINE WEB  
Audit never allowed.

ARTHIST-104: African, New World and Oceanic Art and Architecture (3 units; U ; HU)

Major art forms in oceanic, pre-Columbian, American Indian, and African art; their functions and meanings.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU (FEE) 3 LEC 201 52309 - 01/22-05/09 Boor, Jocelyn ONLINE WEB  

COMMUN-350: Intercultural Communication (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Overview of U.S. intercultural communication, including communication issues for interracial and interethnic communication.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 51514 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Bradford, Lisa MER G44  
Consent required to audit.
CD,SS (FEE) 3 LEC 202 52276 - 01/22-05/09 Adebayo, Comfort ONLINE WEB  
Consent required to audit.

ECON-353: Economic Development (3 units; U )

Examination of determinants of growth, modernization, poverty, and inequality in developing countries of Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Analysis of development strategies.

Notes:
Prereq: Econ 103(P) & 104(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202 50695 - 01/22-05/09 Mohtadi, Hamid ONLINE WEB  

ED POL-212: Educational Issues in Spanish Speaking Communities (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

This course presents an overview of the educational issues in the Spanish-speaking communities in the United States and how these issues affect the total society.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU   3 LEC 001 58447 5:00 PM-7:40 PM T 01/22-05/09 Tapia, Javier CRT 109  

ETHNIC-102: Transnational Migrations: Asian-, Arab-, Euro-American and Latino Identity (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

Modern and contemporary social and cultural processes of migration and identity; role of law as 'gatekeeping'; history of nativism, interethnic relations, and community formation.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU   3 LEC 001 51875 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Monson, Tyler END 103  

FILMSTD-316: World Cinema: (3 units; U )

National cinemas in first, second, and/or third world nations; relationships among representation, narrative, and social forms.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. CompLit 316, English 316 & FilmStd 316 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr. st or English 290(P); satisfaction of OWC-A.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Latina and Latin American Women Directors
    3 LEC 001 52028 5:00 PM-7:30 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Blasini, Gilberto CRT 104 PDF
Crosslisted with LACUSL.
Crosslisted with Women and Gender Studies.
No auditors allowed.
Consent required to audit.

FRENCH-303: Conversation and Composition: Intermediate Level (3 units; U ; HU)

Development of ability to understand, read, speak and write French, with emphasis on everyday language and culture.

Notes:
Prereq: grade C or better in French 204(P) or level 5 score on French placement exam or cons instr; may be taken conc w/French 204 w/grade B or better in French 203(P). Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro cr).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 49785 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Anderson, Eric KEN 1160  

FRENCH-325: Intensive Grammar and Usage (3 units; U )

Grammatical structures; levels of styles; written accuracy and proficiency.

Notes:
Prereq: French 303(215)(P) or cons instr.Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro cr).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 49786 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Russell, Nicolas LUB S233  

FRENCH-401: French for Reading Knowledge (3 units; U )

For students with little or no previous knowledge of French; especially useful to graduate students fulfilling a language requirement.

Notes:
Does not count toward the French major or minor. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201 53405 - 01/22-05/09 Callahan, Amy ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

HIST-180: Latin American Society and Culture (3 units; U ; SS)

Lecture course designed to familiarize students with the broad parameters of Latin American history, emphasis on themes of continuity and change.

Notes:
No cr for students with cr in Hist 388, 389, or 390. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 58607 6:00 PM-7:15 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Galvan, Raul HLT 190  

LACS 101(SPANISH 173): Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies (3 units; U ; HU)

Lectures and discussion of a range of topics relating to Latin America and the Caribbean that lead to an understanding of the cultures of these areas.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 50540 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Oceguera Hernandez, Saul CRT 124  

LATINO-101: Introduction to Latino Studies (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

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.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 49894 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Hernandez, Kimberly BOL B60 PDF

LINGUIS-420: Introduction to Second Language Acquisition (3 units; U/G )

Principles and methods of describing and comparing the structure of two or more languages with emphasis on the implications of this comparison for language learning.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Linguis 350(P) or equiv.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 58628 5:00 PM-7:40 PM W 01/22-05/09 Eckman, Fred MER 211  

PORTUGS-360: Luso-Brazilian Culture: (3 units; U ; HU)

One or more aspects of contemporary culture in the Portuguese-speaking world.

Notes:
In English.May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Discovering Lusophone Culture Through Food
HU   3 LEC 001 58789 4:00 PM-6:40 PM M 01/28-05/09 Antunes, Susana CRT 209  

SPANISH-308: Advanced Writing and Reading (3 units; U )

Development of proficiency in different writing styles; emphasis on the most difficult aspects of Spanish through reading and other exercises.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of Spanish 305 and 316. Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro credits). Prereq: C- or better in Spanish 204(P), or score level 5 on Spanish placement exam, or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 50413 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/22-05/09 Sotomayor, Maria NWQ G571  
    3 LEC 002 51308 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Suarez-Felipe, Ester NWQ G570 Word
    3 LEC 003 50740 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Martinez-Geijo Roman, Laura NWQ G578  
    3 LEC 004 59572 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Butera, Brianna CRT B25  
    3 LEC 005 52522 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Suarez-Felipe, Ester NWQ G571 Word
    3 LEC 006 50414 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Suarez-Felipe, Ester NWQ G558 Word

SPANISH-318: Advanced Speaking and Listening (3 units; U )

Development of oral proficiency in relation to Hispanic culture.

Notes:
For non-heritage Spanish speakers. Students cannot receive credit for both 318 and 319. Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro cr). Prereq: C- or better in Spanish 204(P), or score level 5 on Spanish placement exam, or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 50276 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Mendez-Santalla, I NWQ G578  
    3 LEC 002 50415 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Sotomayor, Maria NWQ G571  
    3 LEC 003 50277 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Sotomayor, Maria NWQ G571  
    3 LEC 004 59277 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Mendez-Santalla, I NWQ G571  
    3 LEC 005 53175 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Mendez-Santalla, I NWQ G578  

SPANISH-319: Advanced Speaking and Listening for Heritage Speakers (3 units; U )

Development of full proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking skills in Spanish for students with native/near-native command of these skills.

Notes:
Open only to heritage Spanish speakers. Others with near-native proficiency admitted at instr discretion. Students cannot receive credit for both 318 and 319. Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro credits). Prereq: C- or better in Spanish 204(P), or score level 5 on Spanish placement exam, or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 50638 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Suarez-Felipe, Ester NWQ G571  

SPANISH 342 (442): Business and Legal Spanish II (3 units; U )

Business terminology and concepts; instruction in the legal terminology of Hispanic countries; preparation of documents.

Notes:
Prereq: Spanish 308(P); Spanish 318(C) or 319(C); or cons instr.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 50279 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Mendez-Santalla, I NWQ G558  

SPANISH-350: Introduction to Literary Analysis (3 units; U )

Designed to acquaint students with the critical tools needed to analyze texts and conduct research.

Notes:
Prereq: Spanish 308(P); Spanish 318(C) or 319(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 50164 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/22-05/09 Vater, Katie BOL B68  
    3 LEC 002 50344 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Ferreira, Cesar NWQ G589  

SPANISH-388: Health Issues in the Hispanic World (3 units; U )

Different aspects of the health care system in the U.S. in relation to the Hispanic culture(s).

Notes:
Prereq: Spanish 308(P); & grade C- or better in Spanish 318(P) or 319(P) or equiv.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 51299 9:30 AM-10:20 AM T 01/22-02/26 Sotomayor, Maria NWQ G571  
          9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 03/05-03/07      
          9:30 AM-10:45 AM T 03/12-04/23      
          9:30 AM-10:45 AM R 05/02      
          9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 05/07-05/09      
Course taught partially online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed.
Consent required to audit.

SPANISH-470: Survey of Hispanic Literature and Civilization (3 units; U )

Literature in Spain and Spanish America from the Middle Ages to 1880.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Spanish 350(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 50620 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/22-05/09 McCaw, Robert NWQ G596  

SPANISH-472: Survey of Spanish-American Literature and Civilization (3 units; U )

Literature in Spanish America from Modernism to the present.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Spanish 350(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 59273 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Ferreira, Cesar NWQ G589  

SPANISH 541(441): History of the Spanish Language (3 units; U/G )

External and internal history of the evolution of the Spanish language.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Spanish 341(P); 3 cr from Spanish 443(P) or 444(P) or 446(P), or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 58790 4:30 PM-7:10 PM W 01/22-05/09 Wheatley, Kathleen CRT B74  
Taught with Spanish 701. Graduate students in Spanish must enroll in Spanish 701.

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