MLAS 200 Gateway Course in Latin American Studies 3 credit
This beginning course is required for the minor in Latin American studies (MLAS) and introduces students to a variety of academic disciplines and professional careers pertaining to Latin America. It is taught by the co-director of MLAS in collaboration with the participating Latin American studies faculty, and consists of readings, discussion, films, lectures and interviews with members of the Hispanic community of the northwestern United States. Fall semester, odd-numbered years. Immersion field trip over fall break.
MLAS 495 Capstone Seminar in Latin American Studies 1 credit
This upper-division course is required for minors in Latin American studies. It is intended to help students: 1) consolidate their work in Latin American studies, 2) reach a higher level of critical perspective regarding Latin American affairs, and 3) complete final research papers concerning Latin American. Prerequisites include the successful completion of MLAS 200, SP 204, and 9 semester credits in residence at Carroll College in MLAS concentration or allied courses, or theinstructor’s permission to enroll in the course. Spring semester, odd-numbered years.