Academics

Courses

Courses Approved for the Major, Minor and M.A. Program and FLAS Fellows

Most Latin American Studies courses are offered through disciplinary departments. If you are an undergraduate major or minor in Latin American Studies, or a student in the Master program you must consult with the LAST Advisor, Kasia Szremski (szremski@illinois.edu) before registering for courses.


Required for undergraduate majors

LAST 170          Introduction to Latin American Studies (Undergraduate Requirement)
LAST 490          Individual Study (arranged)

Required for MA Students

LAST 599          Thesis Research (for LAST MA students only)

FALL 2017 APPROVED COURSES

* New courses will apear before classes start. This is a preliminary list.

 

LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION


LAST 445         Native American Languages (Quechua) 3 sections: beginner, intermediate and advanced
SPAN 122         Intensive Elementary Spanish                                
SPAN 130         Intermediate Spanish                                                 
SPAN 141         Introduction to Spanish Grammar                         
SPAN 142         Spanish in the Professions                                       
SPAN 199         Undergraduate Open Seminar                               
SPAN 202         Spanish for Business                                        
SPAN 204         Advanced Spanish Grammar in Context             
SPAN 208         Oral Spanish                                                                   
SPAN 228         Spanish Composition                                                  
SPAN 232         Spanish in the Community                                       
SPAN 252         Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics                       
SPAN 303         The Sounds of Spanish                                               
SPAN 305         The Structure of Spanish                                           
SPAN 307         Bilingualism                                                                     
SPAN 308         Spanish in the United States                                   
SPAN 312         Modern Spanish Literatures & Cultures    
SPAN 410         Spanish/English Translation
SPAN 430         Spanish Phonology
SPAN 435         Introduction to Romance Linguistics / Cross-listed as PORT 435
SPAN 460         Principles of Language Testing                                                                    
SPAN 467         19thC Sp American Studies                                      
SPAN 490         Advanced Readings in Spanish
SPAN 535         Seminar Spanish American Literature
SPAN 590         Topics in Hispanic Studies                                         
SPAN 595         Special Topics in Spanish                                           
PORT 199         Undergraduate Open Seminar                                                                              
PORT 201         Intensive Beginning Portuguese                         
PORT 202         Intensive Intermediate Portuguese    
PORT 320         Readings in Portuguese                  
PORT 435         Introduction to Romance Linguistics / Cross-listed as SPAN 435
PORT 559         Sem Romance Ling

ANTHROPOLOGICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL PERSPECTIVE

ANTH 101         Introduction to Anthropology
ANTH 103         Anthro in a Changing World
ANTH 175         Archaeology and Pop Culture
ANTH 180         Archaeology of Death
ANTH 210         Families in Global Perspective
ANTH 230          Sociocultural Anthropology
ANTH 460         Heritage Management
ANTH 479         Race, Medicine, and Society / N. Lira
GEOG 101         Global Development & Environment
GEOG 106         Geographies of Globalization
GEOG 204         Cities of the World
GEOG 210         Social & Environmental Issues
GEOG 280         Intro to Social Statistics
GEOG 468         Biological Modeling
GEOG 469         Climate and Social Vulnerability
GLBL 240         Global Health / Student must research Latin American Coutry
GLBL 350         Poverty in Global Context  
UP 210               Environmental Economics
UP 260               Social Inequality and Planning
UP 423              Community Development in Global South

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

HIST 100           Global History
HIST 105          Latin America to Independence
HIST 259           20thC World from Midcentury
HIST 370           Colonial America
HIST 385           Transnational Sexualities
HIST 507           Prob in Latin American History

HUMANISTIC PERSPECTIVE

AFRO 261          Intro to the African Diaspora
AFRO 310          Race and Cultural Diversity
AFRO 400/CWL 400           African Diasporic Lit Americas
AFRO 560          African Diaspora Seminar
CWL 151            Cross-Cultural Thematics
EPS 310              Race and Cultural Diversity
EPS 421              Racial and Ethnic Families
GWS 230            Latina/o Genders and Sexualities
LING 111           Language in Globalization
LING 240           Language Diversity in the USA
LLS 100             Intro Latina/Latino Studies
LLS 220             Mexican and Latin Am Migration
LLS 240             Latina/o Popular Culture
LLS 242             Intro to Latina/ Literature
LLS 296             Topics Latina/o Studies
LLS 301             19thC Latina/o Lit-ACP
LLS 310             Race and Cultural Diversity
LLS 322             US Latina and Latino Families
LLS 355             Race and Mixed Race
LLS 360             Contemporary US Latina/o Lit
LLS 372             Immigration, Law and Rights
LLS 396             Adv Topics Latina/o Studies
LLS 479             Race, Medicine, and Society
MUS 133           Introduction to World Music
SPAN 200          Readings in Hispanic Texts
SPAN 240          Latina/o Popular Culture
SPAN 242          Intro to Latina/o Literature
SPAN 250          Introduction to Literary Analysis
SPAN 254          Introduction to Cultural Analysis
SPAN 318          Spanish Cultural Studies I
SPAN 326          Latin America Cultural Studies II
SPAN 466          Colonial Span Amer Studies
PORT 404          Luso-Brazilian Culture
PORT 572          Theory and Literary Criticism
PORT 595          Special Topics Port & Braz Lit

SOCIAL, POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVE

ECON 210          Environmental Economics
ECON 420          International Economics
ECON 450          Development Economics
ECON 452          The Latin American Economies
ECON 551          Topics in Development Economics
HDFS 220          Families in Global Perspective
HDFS 424          Racial and Ethnic Families
PS 241                Comp Politics in Dev Nations
PS 280                Intro to Intl Relations
PS 281                Intro to Intl Relations-ACP
PS 329                Immigration and Citizenship
PS 340                Politics in Intl Development
PS 355                Democratization
PS 389                International Communications
PS 397                Authoritarian Regimes
SOC 130             Intro Gender & Women's Studies
SOC 160             Global Ineq and Social Change
SOC 221             Mexican & Latin Am Migration
SOC 225             Race and Ethnicity
SOC 421             Racial and Ethnic Families

Ecological and Environmental Perspective

ACE 251            The World Food Economy
ACE 411            Environment and Development
ACE 445            Int Trade in Food and Agr
ACE 452            The Latin American Economies
ACE 559            Food, Trade and Development
ENSU 300          Environmental Sustainability
ENVS 430          Comm in Env Social Movements
ESE 106              Geographies of Globalization
ESE 140              Climate and Global Change

 

SPRING 2017 Approved Course

FALL 2016 Approved Courses

SPRING 2016 Approved Courses

FALL 2015 Approved Courses