Course Descriptions

Latin American Studies Courses

MLAS 200 - Gateway Latin Am Studies (GD)

3.00 Cr

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.

MLAS 495 - Capstone Sem Latin Amricn Stud

1.00 Cr

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 the instructor?s permission to enroll in the course.