Latino-Latin American Studies


The Latino-Latin American Studies program of the College of Arts and Sciences leads to the B.A. degree and embraces an interdisciplinary approach to the culture, development, resources, history, and societies of Latin America and the Caribbean, and Latino/a peoples dispersed around the globe. This recently modified and innovative program is designed to promote awareness and understanding of the many issues faced by the Latino and Latin American peoples of the western hemisphere. A wide range of faculty from several departments and with complementary perspectives provide a stimulating entry into the interrelated worlds of Latino America and Latin America.


Major Requirements(+)

Students are required to take 30 credits of coursework, 24 of which are in courses numbered above 299. Courses should be selected from the following list in consultation with the advisor. Additional courses in Anthropology, English and Textual Studies, History, History of Art, History of Music, Geography, Political Sciences and Spanish are recommended and may be petitioned for LAS credit in consultation with the program director.

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Minor Requirements(+)

The minor in Latin American Studies requires a total of 18 credits from the list above; 12 credits are in courses numbered above 299. For Spanish language majors and students whose first language is Spanish, at least 9 credits must be in non-language courses. Students intending to declare a minor in Latin American Studies are strongly advised to contact the Director of the Latino-Latin American Program to discuss the selection of suitable courses and other issues.  "Additional courses in Anthropology, English and Textual Studies, History, History of Music, Geography, Political Sciences and Spanish are recommended and may be petitioned for LAS credit in consultation with the program director."

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Fall 2017 Courses(+)

Fall 2015 Course Offerings(+)

Class#    SUB Title Crosslisted/Meets w/      Instructor Days Time
28842 LAS 200     Ethnic and Literary Texts ETS 184 Torres-Saillant      MW 8:00-9:20am
17297 LAS 300 Living in a Multicultural Soc   Martinez TTh 2:00-3:20pm
14913 LAS 302 Intro to Latin Amer Literature SPA 322 Rios TTh 12:30-1:50pm
17327 LAS 322 Colonial Latin America HST 322 McCormick TTh 3:30-4:50pm
17293 LAS 325 Colonialism in Latin America GEO 325 Robinson MW 2:15-3:35pm
15453 LAS 333 Politics of Latin America PSC 333 Cleary MW 12:45-2:05pm
28161 LAS 400 Writing/Imagining LatAm Cities      SPA 400 Garcia MW 3:45-5:05pm
28158 LAS 402 Hispanic Journalistic Practice SPA 402 Paniagua TTH 5:00-6:20pm
17283 LAS 433 Business Spanish SPA 433 TBD TTH 9:30-10:50am
28153 LAS 463 Latin American Theater SPA 463 Bulman TTh 11:00am-12:20pm
28152 LAS 471 Contemporary Latin Amer. Lit. SPA 471 Garcia MW 2:15-3:35pm
28062 LAS 523 Globalization in Latin America ANT 523 Buechler TTh 9:30-10:50am

Events(+)

Project Recovery Conference October 9, 2014 READ MORE

Lecture by Laura Elisa Perez October 8 and also October 15, 2014  READ MORE

Latino-Latin American Studies

Offerings:  BA | minor

Director:
Myrna García-Calderón
mygarcia@syr.edu

Latino-Latin American Studies
441 Hall of Languages
Phone: 315-443-1011
Fax: 315-443-8093
Email: srassocdeancas@syr.edu

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Bachelor of Arts BA
Bachelor of Science BS
Master of Arts MA
Master of Science MS
Education/Teacher Prep MS
Doctor of Philosophy PhD
Minor m
Certificate C