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Latino Studies
Coordinator: Joe Rodriguez, Professor, History, HLT 325, 414-229-3963, joerod@uwm.edu

Please note: Please note: 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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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 20463 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/05-12/14 Hernandez, Kimberly BOL B52 PDF

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

Independent study under supervision of faculty or academic staff member. For further information, consult dept chair.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 14895 - 09/05-12/14 Figueroa, Enrique ROOM TBA  

LATINO-289: Internship in Latino Studies, Lower Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of basic principles of Latino 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: 2.50 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001 21093 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

LATINO-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 combination of UROP apprenticeship courses. Not open to jrs & srs. Prereq: acceptance to UROP; prior or conc reg in UROP seminar.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 14896 - 09/05-12/14 Figueroa, Enrique ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

LATINO-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 17735 - 09/05-12/14   OFF CAMPUS  

LATINO-323: Perspectives on Latino Communities (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Sociological analysis of the experiences of Latinos. Examination of immigration and mode of incorporation from theoretical perspectives. Emphasis on Chicanos, Cubans, and Puerto Ricans.

Notes:
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.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 201 25983 - 09/05-12/14 Velez, William ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

LATINO-489: Internship in Latino Studies, Upper Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of basic principles of Latino 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 001 21094 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

LATINO-497: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; 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.

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 17734 - 09/05-12/14   OFF CAMPUS  
Consent required to audit.

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

Advanced level independent work under the supervision of a Latino 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, and Latino 699. Prereq: jr st; 2.50 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair, & assoc dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 14897 - 09/05-12/14 Figueroa, Enrique ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

 
Additional Courses - Latino Studies
 
CURRINS-542: History and Politics of Second Language Education (3 units; U/G )

General overview of the history, politics, legal and social contexts of language education in the United States today.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 19490 5:00 PM-7:40 PM T 09/05-12/14 Lopez Jauregui, Gabriel CRT 109  
Consent required to audit.

HIST-200: Historical Roots of Contemporary Issues: (3 units; U ; SS)

This course examines the historical dimensions and demonstrates the importance of historical thinking for the understanding of contemporary problems and crises.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Allies, Guests, & 'Trespassers': Latinxs in the US
SS   3 LEC 001 25042 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Hernandez, Kimberly HLT 190 PDF

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 20821 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Suarez-Felipe, Ester CRT B19  

THEATRE-324: Theatre in the Americas: Latin American, Caribbean, and Latina/o Theatre (3 units; U ; A,CD; FEE)

Survey of Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latina/o theatre and performance. History and cultures of the Americas that shape these productions.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of LACS 324 or Latino 324. LACUSL 324 & Theatre 324 are jointly-offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
A,CD (FEE) 3 LEC 201 25339 - 09/05-12/14 Rios, Alvaro ONLINE WEB PDF
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
Additional Tuition $65.40.
Consent required to audit.