Courses and Syllabi
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Latin American Studies Courses
300-Level Courses in LAS
Interdisciplinary introduction to Latin American Studies. Examines the region's history, culture, and societies, as well as the different approaches, methodologies, and concepts related to the study of Latin America. Focuses on the experiences that shaped Latin America as a region, how the region impacts and is impacted by globalization, and on Latino/as in the United States. May not be repeated for credit.
400-Level Courses in LAS
Approved work-study programs in cooperation with specific organizations including area museums, NGOs, and local, state and federal agencies. Notes: Credit determined by program. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 9 credits.
Directed readings on specialized topic in Latin American Studies. May not be repeated for credit.
Study abroad. Notes: May be repeated with permission of department. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Research on specialized topic in Latin American Studies culminating in substantial paper and oral presentation. Students expected to integrate knowledge and skills acquired in Mason Core courses. Notes: Must receive passing grade to graduate with a BA in Latin American studies. May not be repeated for credit.