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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
47506 - 01/21-05/07   OFF CAMPUS  
Consent required to audit.

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

Advanced independent work under supervision of faculty or academic staff member. For further information, consult the program coordinator.

Notes:
Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.50 gpa; written cons instr, prog coord, & asst dean for SAS.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001
51122 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.

 
Additional Courses - Lat Am, Carib, & US Lat Studi
 
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-251 : Introduction to the Art and Architecture of Latin America (3 units; U )

Art and architecture of Latin America from 1492 to the mid-twentieth century.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
55406 9:00 AM-10:15 AM MW 01/21-05/07   MIT 191  
Consent required to audit.

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
54779 6:30 PM-9:10 PM W 01/21-05/07 Omachinski, Kim MER 244  
Consent required to audit.
CD,SS (FEE) 3 LEC 202
50820 - 01/21-05/07 Omachinski, Kim 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.
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
49504 - 01/21-05/07 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
52071 4:30 PM-7:10 PM T 01/21-05/07 Tapia, Javier BOL B68  

ENGLISH-523 : Studies in U.S. Latino/a Literature: (3 units; U ; CD)

Critical study of themes, figures, aspects, trends, etc., in U.S. Latino/a literature.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 523 & Latino 523 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Latinx Migrations
CD   3 LEC 001
54214 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Cardenas, Brenda BOL B68  

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
50533 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Monson, Tyler END 103  

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
48726 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Anderson, Eric MER 321  

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.

HIST-267 : The History of Latinos in the United States (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

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.

Notes:
Hist 267 & Latino 267 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU   3 LEC 001
54111 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Hernandez, Kimberly BOL B56 PDF

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  

LATINO-267 : The History of Latinos in the United States (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

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.

Notes:
Hist 267 & Latino 267 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU   3 LEC 001
54215 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Hernandez, Kimberly BOL B56 PDF

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-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 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-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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