Sample Courses

To familiarize you with the types of Latin American, Latinx, and Caribbean Studies (LALC) courses offered at the College, sample LALC courses by department are listed below.  

Recent LALC Course Lists by semester (in pdf format) are also listed further down this page.

Anthropology

ANTH 264 - Race, Racism and Anthropology
ANTH 266 - Culture and Politics of Latin America
ANTH 277 - Coming of Age at the Border
ANTH 386 - Global Queer Activism

Biology

BIOL 201 - Microbiology of a Hurricane

Economics

ECON 239 - Latin American Economic History & Development
ECON 399 - Economics Development

Education

EDUC 169 - Schooling in The United States
EDUC 273 - Urban Education
EDUC 315 - English Language Learners
EDUC 340 - Multicultural Education

English

ENGL 369 - Latinx Literature
ENGL 379 - Confrontations with Christianity

History

HIST 126 - Colonial Latin America
HIST 127 - Modern Latin America
HIST 128 - Latino History
HIST 275 - U.S. Mexican Border
HIST 277 - Afro-Latin America
HIST 278 - Raza e Identidad
HIST 279 - America's Colony: Puerto Rico
HIST 299 - Latin American & U.S. Relations

Music

MUSC - 155 Musics of Latin America
MUSC - 162 Global Pop
MUCS - 238 Musical Cultures of Brazil
MUSC - 299 – Music and the Latin American Nation
MUSC  - 299 – Music in Global Protest

Political Science

POLS 251 - Latin American Politics
POLS 257 - Politics of Development
POLS 259 - Natural Resources Conflicts in Latin America

Religious Studies

RELS 180 - Race & Religion in the U.S.
RELS 201 - Catholicism in Latin America
RELS 280 - Liberation Theology
RELS 290 - Teologia Andina
RELS 295 - Un tal Jesus

Sociology

SOCL 203 - Race & Power
SOCL 269 - Sociology of Education
SOCL 299 - Social Movements and Social Change

Spanish

SPAN 202 - Intermediate Spanish 2
SPAN 301 - Composition and Conversation
SPAN 302 - Composition for Bilingual Speakers
SPAN 304 - Aspects of Spanish-American Culture
SPAN 305 - Intro to Textual Analysis
SPAN 308 - Readings in Latin American Literature
SPAN 312 - Filmmaking in Spanish
SPAN 315 - Advanced Spanish Composition and Conversation
SPAN 366 - Creative Writing in Spanish
SPAN 405 - Topics in Modern Spanish-American Narrative
SPAN 409 - Topics in Colonial Spanish-American Literature
SPAN 410 - Literature of Exile, Immigration, and Ethnicity
SPAN 413 - Spanish in the U.S.: A Sociolinguistic Perspective
SPAN 415 - Seminar: Bilingualism/Spanish World
SPAN 420 - Latin American Film
SPAN 450 - Latinidades Literature and Popular Culture

Visual Arts

VAHI105 - Art of Africa and the Americas 

LALC Courses Listed by Academic Year

Fall 2022 (PDF)
Spring 2023 (PDF)

Fall 2021 (PDF)
Spring 2022 (PDF)

Fall 2020 (PDF)
Spring 2021 (PDF)

Fall 2019 (PDF)
Spring 2020 (PDF)