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Latin American and Caribbean 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/certificates/latin-american-caribbean-studies-certificate/ 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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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
49371 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Galvan, Raul CRT 124  

LACS-199: Independent Study: (1 - 3 units; U )

Independent work under supervision of faculty or academic staff member. For further information, consult the program director.

Notes:
Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.5 GPA, writ cons instr, progr dir, & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001
45107 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  

LACS-289: Internship in Latin American/Caribbean Studies, Lower Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of basic principles of history in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
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.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 101
49372 - 01/21-05/07   OFF CAMPUS  

LACS-296: UROP Apprenticeship (1 - 3 units; U )

Undergraduate research participation in a project developed with a supervising member of the faculty or staff.

Notes:
One credit for 45 hrs research. Retakable to 9 cr max in any combinations of UROP apprenticeship courses. Prereq: acceptance to UROP; prior or conc reg in UROP seminar.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 FLD 101
49373 - 01/21-05/07   OFF CAMPUS  

LACS-297: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; 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.

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
47504 - 01/21-05/07   OFF CAMPUS  

LACS-489: Internship in Latin American/Caribbean Studies, Upper Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of basic principles of Latin American/Caribbean studies in business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
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.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 101
49374 - 01/21-05/07   OFF CAMPUS  

LACS-496: Advanced UROP Apprenticeship (1 - 3 units; U )

Advanced undergraduate research participation in a project developed with a supervising member of the faculty of staff.

Notes:
One cr for 45 hrs research. Retakable to 9 cr max in any combination of UROP apprenticeship courses. Prereq: acceptance to UROP; prior UROP apprenticeship or equiv rsrch experience.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001
45108 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  

LACS-497: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U/G )

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.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101
47505 - 01/21-05/07   OFF CAMPUS  

LACS-699: Advanced Independent Study (1 - 3 units; U )

Advanced level independent work under the supervision of a Latin American/Caribbean studies faculty or academic staff member.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max in any combination of LACS/Latino 698, LACS 699, & Latino 699. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, progr dir, & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001
45109 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  

 
Additional Courses - Latin Am & Caribbean Studies
 
AFRIC-334: Survey of Black American and Black Brazilian Societies (3 units; U )

Examines similarities and differences between peoples of African descent in the United States and Brazil, with reference to society, culture, and political economy.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
54750 3:30 PM-4:45 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Mitchell-Walthour, Gladys MIT 361  

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
50840 - 01/21-05/07 Boor, Jocelyn 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.

ARTHIST-372: Art of the Inca and their Ancestors (3 units; U/G )

Native arts of South America before European contact; emphasis on artistic developments in the Andean region.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

Native arts of South America before European contact; emphasis on artistic developments in the Andean region.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
55660 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/21-05/07 Pacifico, David CRT 209  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
55661 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/21-05/07 Pacifico, David CRT 209  

ARTHIST-372G: Art of the Inca and their Ancestors (3 units; U/G )

Native arts of South America before European contact; emphasis on artistic developments in the Andean region.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

Native arts of South America before European contact; emphasis on artistic developments in the Andean region.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
55660 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/21-05/07 Pacifico, David CRT 209  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
55661 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/21-05/07 Pacifico, David CRT 209  

ECON-775: Economic Development - Policy (3 units; G )

Planning, case studies, and empirical analysis of less-developed nations.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Econ 301(P) & 302(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001
51831 5:30 PM-8:10 PM R 01/21-05/07 Mohtadi, Hamid BOL B80  

FRENCH-204: Fourth-Semester French (3 units; U )

Continuation of French 203. Review of main grammatical concepts. Readings in modern French and Francophone literature.

Notes:
Prereq: grade of C or better in French 203(P) or level 4 score on French placement exam or cons instr; French 213(R). Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (11 retro cr).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
49336 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 01/21-05/07   LUB S165  
    3 LEC 002
55910 5:30 PM-6:45 PM TR 01/21-05/07   CRT 119  
    3 LEC 103
48725 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MWF 01/21-05/07 Ferrentino, Alison ROOM TBA  
Participants have the option to join class remotely. All class meetings are conducted via Zoom. Internet access and computer audio are required. Regular UWM tuition is charged.

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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
48727 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Alkhas, Anita HLT G84  

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
51468 - 01/21-05/07 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.

PORTUGS-104: Second-Semester Portuguese (4 units; U )

Continuation of Portugs 103.

Notes:
Prereq: Portugs 103(P) or equiv. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (4 retro cr).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 001
49314 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/21-05/07 Hayes, Molly CRT B74  
Course taught partially online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed.

PORTUGS-204: Fourth-Semester Portuguese (3 units; U )

Intermediate-level continuation of Portugs 203. Development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing; review of first-year grammatical concepts. Readings in modern literary and non-literary texts.

Notes:
Prereq: Portugs 203(P) or equiv. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (11 retro cr).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
49267 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Antunes, Susana CRT B74  

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
Brazilian/Lusophone Film
HU   3 LEC 001
52327 4:00 PM-6:40 PM M 01/27-05/07 Andrade Reuter, Vanessa CRT 109  

SPANISH-203: Third-Semester Spanish (3 units; U )

Continuation of Spanish 104. Review of the main grammatical concepts. Readings in modern Spanish and Spanish-American literature.

Notes:
Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (8 retro crs). Prereq: grade of C- or better in Spanish 104(P) or level 3 score on Spanish placement exam.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
48678 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MWF 01/21-05/07   NWQ G587  
    3 LEC 002
49526 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 01/21-05/07   NWQ G596  
    3 LEC 003
50042 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MWF 01/21-05/07   NWQ G587  
    3 LEC 004
49189 5:30 PM-6:45 PM TR 01/21-05/07   CRT B25  

SPANISH-204: Fourth-Semester Spanish (3 units; U )

Continuation of Spanish 203. Review of the main grammatical concepts. Readings in modern Spanish and Spanish-American literature.

Notes:
Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (11 retro crs). Prereq: grade of C- or better in Spanish 203(P) or level 4 score on Spanish placement exam.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
49198 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MWF 01/21-05/07   NWQ G571  
    3 LEC 002
49423 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MWF 01/21-05/07   NWQ G587  
    3 LEC 003
48679 12:00 PM-12:50 PM MWF 01/21-05/07   NWQ G570  
    3 LEC 004
48680 2:00 PM-2:50 PM MWF 01/21-05/07   NWQ G558  
    3 LEC 005
48681 7:00 PM-8:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07   CRT B25  

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
49264 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/21-05/07   NWQ G558  
    3 LEC 002
50043 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07   NWQ G575  
    3 LEC 003
49542 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/21-05/07   NWQ G558  
    3 LEC 005
51011 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07   NWQ G575  
    3 LEC 006
49265 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07   NWQ G558  

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
49139 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/21-05/07   NWQ G575  
    3 LEC 002
49266 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07   NWQ G558  
    3 LEC 003
49140 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07   NWQ G587  
    3 LEC 004
52743 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/21-05/07   NWQ G587  
    3 LEC 005
51368 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07   NWQ G587  

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
49460 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Suarez-Felipe, Ester NWQ G540  

SPANISH-341: Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics (3 units; U )

Spanish linguistics, including phonetics, phonology, syntax, morphology, semantics, and sociolinguistics.

Notes:
Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro cr). Prereq: Spanish 308(P); Spanish 318(C) or 319(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
49160 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Rei-Doval, Gabriel NWQ G589  
    3 LEC 002
49202 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Goodale, Brandon NWQ G589  

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
49142 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/21-05/07 Mendez-Santalla, I NWQ G575  

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
49045 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Vater, Katie NWQ G570  
    3 LEC 002
49201 4:30 PM-5:45 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Suarez-Felipe, Ester NWQ 1961  

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
50034 9:30 AM-10:45 AM T 01/21-02/29 Sotomayor, Maria NWQ G571  
          9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 03/01-03/07      
          9:30 AM-10:45 AM T 03/08-04/25      
          9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 04/26-05/07      
Course taught partially online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed.
On Thursdays, class will be held online except for weeks 7, 15, and 16 when it will meet face2face.
Consent required to audit.

SPANISH-391: Social and Historical Issues in the Hispanic World: (3 units; U ; HU)

Culture of the Hispanic people, with a focus on a particular social or historical perspective and/or issue.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: Spanish 308(P); Spanish 318(C) or 319(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Contemporary Spanish Culture
HU   3 LEC 001
55171 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 McCaw, Robert NWQ G589  

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
52739 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Libbey, Allison NWQ G575  

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