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Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

LAS | Latin American Studies

Lower-Division Courses

301. Key Ideas and Issues in Latin America. Same as History 306N (Topic 3: Key Ideas and Issues in Latin America). Broad introductory course to acquaint students with the main areas of interest in Latin American studies.

310. General Topics in Latin American Studies. Topics to provide introduction to Latin America within the framework of different disciplines. Topics include civilization of Spanish America, geography of Latin America. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Topic 1: Latin American Civilization: The Colonial Experience. Same as History 310K. A broad survey of the political, economic, social, and cultural aspects of the Latin American past, stressing both that area's achievements and its enduring problems. Only one of the following may be counted: History 346K, Latin American Studies 310 (Topic 1), 366 (Topic 2: Latin America before 1810).

Topic 2: Latin American Civilization: The National Experience. Same as History 310L. A broad survey of the political, social, and cultural aspects of the Latin American past. Only one of the following may be counted: History 346L, Latin American Studies 310 (Topic 2), 366 (Topic 3: Latin America since 1810).

319. Geography of Latin America. Same as Geography 319. Adaptations to population growth and spatial integration in cultural landscapes of great natural and ethnic diversity; problems of frontiers and cities. Prerequisite: Ability to use the World Wide Web.

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Latin American Studies. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in Latin American studies. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

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Upper-Division Courses

322. Topics in Latin American Studies. Topics vary each semester to allow curriculum flexibility for faculty members and visiting scholars. Additional hours are required for some topics; these topics are identified in the Course Schedule. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Latin American Studies 322 and 330 may not both be counted unless the topics vary; Latin American Studies 322 and 370P may not both be counted unless the topics vary; Latin American Studies 322 and 370S may not both be counted unless the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Hispanic Images and Counterimages. Same as Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 9: Hispanic Images and Counterimages) and Radio-Television-Film 359S (Topic 1: Hispanic Images and Counterimages). The critical analysis of Hispanic images in media. Three lecture hours and one two-hour film screening a week for one semester. Latin American Studies 322 (Topic 1) and Radio-Television-Film 359 (Topic 1: Hispanic Images and Counterimages) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For radio-television-film majors, upper-division standing and the following coursework, with a grade of at least C in each course: Radio-Television-Film 305, either 314 or 316, and six additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film; for others, upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 2: Latino Audiences. Same as Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 10: Latino Audiences) and Radio-Television-Film 365 (Topic 2: Latino Audiences). Prerequisite: For radio-television-film majors: upper-division standing and the following coursework, with a grade of at least C in each course: Radio-Television-Film 305 and nine additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film; for others, upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 3: Mass Media and Ethnic Groups. Same as Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 11: Mass Media and Ethnic Groups) and Radio-Television-Film 365 (Topic 3: Mass Media and Ethnic Groups). Prerequisite: For radio-television-film majors: upper-division standing and the following coursework, with a grade of at least C in each course: Radio-Television-Film 305 and nine additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film; for others, upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 4: Feature Writing. Same as Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 6: Feature Writing). Procedures in gathering material for feature stories, with stress on newspaper articles; analysis of reader appeal; study of feature story structure; development of style by practice in writing feature stories. Journalism 327 and Latin American Studies 322 (Topic 4) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and a passing score on the College of Communication Grammar, Spelling and Punctuation Test.

Topic 5: The Brazilian Left, 1900 to the Present. Same as American Studies 321C. Only one of the following may be counted: American Studies 321 (Topic: Comparative Cultural Studies: Brazil), 321 (Topic: Brazilian Left: 1900 to Present), Latin American Studies 322 (Topic 5). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 6: Recent Brazil, 1919 to the Present. Same as American Studies 321D. American Studies 321 (Topic: Recent Brazil, 1919 to the Present) and Latin American Studies 322 (Topic 6) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 7: International Communication: Third World Issues. Same as Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 17: International Communication: Third World Issues) and Radio-Television-Film 342 (Topic 3: Third World Issues). Prerequisite: For radio-television-film majors, upper-division standing; consent of instructor; and the following coursework, with a grade of at least C in each course: Radio-Television-Film 305 and nine additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film; for others, upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 9: Business in Emerging Markets. Same as International Business 372 (Topic 2: Business in Emerging Markets) and Middle Eastern Studies 322K (Topic 4: Business in Emerging Markets). Only one of the following may be counted: International Business 372 (Topic: Business in Developing Countries), Latin American Studies 322 (Topic 9), 322 (Topic: Business in Developing Countries), Middle Eastern Studies 322K (Topic: Business in Developing Countries). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 10: Mass Media and Minorities. Same as Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 22: Mass Media and Minorities). Survey of minority communication problems: alienation, fragmentation, media access; criticism and feedback for minority groups based on racial/ethnic background, age, sex, disability, social or economic class, and sexual orientation. Journalism 340C (Topic 1: Mass Media and Minorities) and Latin American Studies 322 (Topic 10) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 11: Narrative Journalism. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Journalism 335, Latin American Studies 322 (Topic 11: Latino Community Journalism), 322 (Topic 11: Narrative Journalism), Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 4: Latino Community Journalism), 374 (Topic 4: Narrative Journalism). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 12: Latinos and Media. Same as Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 24: Latinos and Media) and Radio-Television-Film 365 (Topic 6: Latinos and Media). Prerequisite: For radio-television-film majors, upper-division standing and the following coursework, with a grade of at least C in each course: Radio-Television-Film 305 and nine additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in radio-television-film; for others, upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 13: Latin American Theatre and Drama. Same as Theatre and Dance 357T (Topic 1: Latin American Theatre and Drama). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

324L. Topics in Latin American Anthropology. Topics vary each semester to allow curriculum flexibility for faculty members and visiting scholars. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Introduction to Maya Hieroglyphic Writing. Same as Anthropology 320L (Topic 2: Introduction to Maya Hieroglyphic Writing). An introductory survey that includes glyph recognition and interpretation according to the latest developments in decipherment. Prerequisite: Anthropology 302 or consent of instructor.

Topic 2: Indians of Mexico and Guatemala. Same as Anthropology 322M (Topic 5: Indians of Mexico and Guatemala). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 3: Indians of South America. Same as Anthropology 322M (Topic 7: Indians of South America). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 4: Contemporary Mexico. Same as Anthropology 355K. Mexico in the contemporary period and recent past; the political economy of Mexico and its effects on ordinary people, nationalism, the family, and the urban and rural experience; United States–Mexican relations. Anthropology 324L (Topic: Contemporary Mexico) and Latin American Studies 324L (Topic 4) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 7: Maya Research, 1900 to the Present. Same as Anthropology 324L (Topic 12: Maya Research, 1900 to the Present). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 10: The Civilization of the Maya. Same as Anthropology 360K. Maya prehistory and history: the archaeological record, codices and inscriptions, and Spanish conquest writings. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 11: The Civilizations of Ancient Mexico. Same as Anthropology 361K. Mexican cultures from earliest prehistory to the European conquest. Prerequisite: Anthropology 302 or consent of instructor, and six semester hours of any upper-division coursework in social science.

Topic 12: Family and Households. Same as Anthropology 324L (Topic 25: Family and Households). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

325. Topics in Latin American Sociology. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Society of Modern Mexico. Same as Sociology 335 and Urban Studies 354 (Topic 2: Society of Modern Mexico). Family, community, industrialization, and urbanization in modern Mexico.

Topic 2: Social Change in Developing Nations. Overview of changing social structure in the Third World. Latin American Studies 322 (Topic: Social Change in Developing Nations) and 325 (Topic 2) may not both be counted.

Topic 3: Politics and Culture of Contemporary Mexico. Same as Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 28: Politics and Culture of Contemporary Mexico), Government 337M (Topic 5: Politics and Culture of Contemporary Mexico), and Sociology 338M. Introduction to the contemporary Mexican political system and the ways in which political change and democratization are recasting the political and civic culture of contemporary Mexico. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and six semester hours of lower-division coursework in government.

326. Topics in Latin American Music. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with one laboratory hour a week if required. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Music of Mexico and the Caribbean. Same as Music 334 (Topic 1: Music of Mexico and the Caribbean). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 2: Music of Latin America. Same as Music 334 (Topic 2: Music of Latin America). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 3: Music of Brazil and Argentina. Same as Music 334 (Topic 3: Music of Brazil and Argentina). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 4: Music of Andean Countries. Same as Music 334 (Topic 4: Music of Andean Countries). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

327. Topics in Latin American Art History. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Modern Latin American Art. Same as Art History 341L. Development and sources of twentieth-century art in the Caribbean and Central and South America. Latin American Studies 322 (Topic: Modern Latin American Art) and 327 (Topic 1) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For art history majors, Art History 302; for visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 303; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

Topic 2: Modern Art of Mexico. Same as Art History 341K. Art of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, particularly muralism and its sources, surrealism, and later movements. Prerequisite: For art history majors, Art History 302; for visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 303; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

Topic 3: Mesoamerican Art. Same as Art History 347L. Mesoamerican art and architectural styles, with emphasis on the function of art in culture. Prerequisite: For art history majors, Art History 302; for visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 303; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

Topic 4: Contemporary Latin American Art, 1960 to the Present. Same as Art History 366N (Topic 1: Contemporary Latin American Art, 1960 to the Present). Painting, sculpture, media art, and environments. Prerequisite: For art history majors, Art History 302; for visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 303; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

Topic 5: Maya Art and Architecture. Same as Art History 347M. The development and function of art and architectural form in the classic Maya culture. Prerequisite: For art history majors, Art History 302; for visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 303; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

Topic 6: Art and Archaeology of Ancient Peru. Same as Art History 347K. The growth of civilization in South America from the earliest decorated textiles, pottery, and ceremonial buildings to the imperial Inca style. Prerequisite: For art history majors, Art History 302; for visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 303; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Latin American Studies. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in Latin American studies. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

330. Topics in Latin American Geography. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Latin American Studies 322 and 330 may not both be counted unless the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: The Spanish Background of Hispanic America. Same as Anthropology 322M (Topic 9: The Spanish Background of Hispanic America) and Geography 347K. Prehistoric and Roman origins of Mediterranean land use and settlement; late medieval economy and institutions; conquest and the transformation of Spanish culture in the New World, with emphasis on colonial Mexico. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 2: Landscapes of Mexico and Caribbean America. Same as Geography 341K. The natural regions and cultural landscapes of Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 3: Geography of South America. Same as Geography 323K. Ecological, cultural, and political challenges of the densely populated margins and sparsely populated interior frontier of South America; appropriate development and conservation pathways. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

337M. Topics in Latin American Politics. Topics vary each semester to allow curriculum flexibility for faculty members and visiting scholars. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 2: Parties, Elections, and Democracy in Latin America. Same as Government 337M (Topic 2: Parties, Elections, and Democracy in Latin America). Prerequisite: Six semester hours of lower-division coursework in government.

Topic 3: Politics in South America. Same as Government 337M (Topic 3: Politics in South America). Prerequisite: Six semester hours of lower-division coursework in government.

Topic 4: United States–Mexican Border Relations. Same as Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 14: United States–Mexican Border Relations) and Government 337M (Topic 4: United States–Mexican Border Relations). Prerequisite: Six semester hours of lower-division coursework in government.

Topic 5: Introduction to Latin American Government and Politics. Same as Government 328L. An introductory survey of Latin American political systems: governmental organization, political processes, and current problems. Prerequisite: Six semester hours of lower-division coursework in government.

Topic 6: Political Development in Eastern Europe and Latin America. Same as Government 365N (Topic 4: Political Development in Eastern Europe and Latin America). Latin American Studies 337M (Topic 6) and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 335 (Topic 7: Political Development in Eastern Europe and Latin America) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Six semester hours of lower-division coursework in government.

Topic 8: Latino Politics. Same as Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 15: Latino Politics) and Government 370K (Topic 2: Latino Politics). Prerequisite: Six semester hours of lower-division coursework in government.

Topic 9: The Military in Politics. Only one of the following may be counted: Government 365N (Topic 3: The Military in Politics); Latin American Studies 337M (Topic 9); Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 335 (Topic 10: The Military in Politics). Prerequisite: Six semester hours of lower-division coursework in government.

Topic 10: Political Transition in Europe and Latin America. Same as European Studies 361 (Topic 21: Political Transition in Europe and Latin America) and Government 365N (Topic 11: Political Transition in Europe and Latin America). Prerequisite: Six semester hours of lower-division coursework in government.

350. Epic of Latin America. Introduction to Latin American culture; main topics and debates in Latin American studies. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

351C. Quechua Language and Society in the Andes I. Same as Anthropology 351C. Beginning spoken Quechua; Quechua folklore. Taught in English. Only one of the following may be counted: Anthropology 324L (Topic: Quechua Language and Society in the Andes), 381C, 389 (Topic: Quechua Language and Society in the Andes), Latin American Studies 324L (Topic: Quechua Language and Society in the Andes), 351C, 381C, 391 (Topic: Quechua Language and Society in the Andes). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

351D. Quechua Language and Society in the Andes II. Same as Anthropology 351D. Intermediate spoken Quechua; Quechua folklore. Taught in English. Only one of the following may be counted: Anthropology 324L (Topic: Advanced Quechua Language and Society in the Andes), 381D, 389 (Topic: Advanced Quechua Language and Society in the Andes), Latin American Studies 324L (Topic: Advanced Quechua Language and Society in the Andes), 351D, 381D, 391 (Topic: Advanced Quechua Language and Society in the Andes). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

355. Topics in Latin American Economics. Topics vary each semester to allow curriculum flexibility for faculty members and visiting scholars. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Development Problems and Policies in Latin America. Same as Economics 355 and Urban Studies 351 (Topic 1: Development Problems and Policies in Latin America). Description of the Latin American economy; business and market organization; problem of growth (involving credit, public finance, trade, investment aspects). Prerequisite: Economics 304K with a grade of at least C.

359H. Honors Seminar. An interdisciplinary discussion and writing seminar. Lectures and supervised individual research and writing of a substantial paper on a special topic. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, and consent of instructor and the Latin American studies honors adviser.

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366. Topics in Latin American History. Topics vary each semester to allow curriculum flexibility for faculty members and visiting scholars. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Race and Class in the History of Brazil. Same as African and African American Studies 320 (Topic 2: Race and Class in the History of Brazil) and History 328P. The interrelationship of economic class and racial or ethnic factors from the beginning of the slave trade to the present. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 2: Colonial Latin America. Same as History 346K. Basic survey course, designed as an introduction to Latin American history in the colonial period. Only one of the following may be counted: History 310K, Latin American Studies 310 (Topic 1: Latin American Civilization: The Colonial Experience), 366 (Topic 2). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 3: Modern Latin America. Same as History 346L. Continuation of Latin American Studies 366 (Topic 2). Only one of the following may be counted: History 310L, Latin American Studies 310 (Topic 2: Latin American Civilization: The National Experience), 366 (Topic 3). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 4: Black Movements in the Caribbean. Same as African and African American Studies 374 (Topic 7: Black Movements in the Caribbean) and History 350L (Topic 6: Black Movements in the Caribbean). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 7: Resistance, Rebellion, and Revolution in Colonial Spanish America. Same as History 350L (Topic 19: Resistance, Rebellion, and Revolution in Colonial Spanish America). History 350L (Topic: Resistance, Rebellion, and Revolution in Colonial Spanish America) and Latin American Studies 366 (Topic 7) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 8: The Mexican Revolution, 1910–1920. Same as History 352L. An analytical examination of the initial decade of the Mexican Revolution, the first of the twentieth-century nationalist social revolutions; examines through lectures and discussion the historical antecedents and the political, economic, social, and intellectual elements of the upheaval. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 9: Revolution in Twentieth-Century Latin America. Same as History 346S. An introduction to recent Latin American history, with emphasis on phenomena that explain the apparent social unrest and political instability of the region. History 366N (Topic: Revolution in Twentieth-Century Latin America) and Latin American Studies 366 (Topic 9) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 12: Modern Brazil. Same as History 328M. The social, economic, political, and cultural forces that have shaped modern Brazil. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 13: Revolution in Modern Latin America. Same as History 346R. Comparison of the Mexican and Cuban revolutions and of their challenges to inter-American relations. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 14: Latin American Cities, 1830–1930. Same as History 350L (Topic 36: Latin American Cities, 1830–1930) and Urban Studies 353 (Topic 6: Latin American Cities, 1830–1930). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 15: History of Modern Central America. Same as History 350L (Topic 42: History of Modern Central America). History 363K (Topic: History of Modern Central America) and Latin American Studies 366 (Topic 15) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 16: Culture and Identity in Colonial Mexico. Same as History 350L (Topic 44: Culture and Identity in Colonial Mexico). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 17: The Cuban Revolution and the United States. Same as History 346T. The special economic and political relationship between the United States and Cuba from 1898 to 1967; and how the 1959 revolution affected the Cold War relationships between East and West, North and South. History 366N (Topic: The Cuban Revolution and the US) and Latin American Studies 366 (Topic 17) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

370P. Topics in Luso-Brazilian Literature, Culture, Civilization, and Linguistics. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Latin American Studies 322 and 370P may not both be counted unless the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Brazil: An Introduction. Same as Portuguese 375 (Topic 5: Brazil: An Introduction). Prerequisite: Six semester hours of upper-division coursework in Portuguese.

370S. Topics in Hispanic Literature, Culture, Civilization, and Linguistics. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, or as required by the topic. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Latin American Studies 322 and 370S may not both be counted unless the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 3: Civilization of Spanish America. Same as Spanish 322K. Survey of the social and cultural evolution of the Spanish American countries. Taught in Spanish. Three lecture hours and one laboratory/discussion hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Spanish 612 or 312L.

Topic 4: Introduction to Spanish American Literature through Modernism. Same as Spanish 325K. Main literary trends and principal writers in Spanish America from the sixteenth century through Modernism. Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite: Spanish 612 or 312L.

Topic 5: Introduction to Spanish American Literature since Modernism. Same as Spanish 325L. Main literary trends and principal writers in Spanish America since Modernism. Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite: Spanish 612 or 312L.

Topic 6: Spanish-Language Literature of the Southwest. Same as Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 13: Spanish-Language Literature of the Southwest) and Spanish 341K. The study of culturally valuable Chicano literary texts; related readings in Mexican and other Hispanic works. Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite: Spanish 612 or 312L.

Topic 7: The Mexican Revolution. Same as Spanish 350 (Topic 1: The Mexican Revolution). Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite: Spanish 322K.

Topic 9: Contemporary Spanish American Poetry. Same as Spanish 364K (Topic 2: Contemporary Spanish American Poetry). Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite: Spanish 325K, 325L, 326K, or 326L.

Topic 10: Contemporary Spanish American Prose. Same as Spanish 365K. Novels, short stories, and essays from different regions of Hispanic America. Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite: Spanish 325K, 325L, 326K, or 326L.

Topic 11: Comparative Structure of English and Spanish. Same as Spanish 367K (Topic 2: Comparative Structure of English and Spanish). Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite: Six semester hours of upper-division coursework in Spanish, including Spanish 327G (or 327).

Topic 12: Translation Principles and Practice. Same as Spanish 367K (Topic 4: Translation Principles and Practice). Taught in Spanish. Prerequisite: Six semester hours of upper-division coursework in Spanish, including Spanish 327G (or 327).

Topic 13: Essay in Mexican Thought and Culture. Same as Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 21: Essay in Mexican Thought and Culture) and Spanish 350 (Topic 2: Essay in Mexican Thought and Culture). Prerequisite: Spanish 322K.

Topic 14: Interpretation Principles and Practice. Same as Spanish 367K (Topic 5: Interpretation Principles and Practice). Prerequisite: Six semester hours of upper-division coursework in Spanish, including Spanish 327G (or 327).

Topic 15: Literary Translation: Analysis and Criticism. Same as Spanish 367K (Topic 6: Literary Translation: Analysis and Criticism). Prerequisite: Six semester hours of upper-division coursework in Spanish, including Spanish 327G (or 327).

Topic 16: Writing the Conquest. Same as Spanish 374K (Topic 1: Writing the Conquest). The forging of Spanish-American civilization and many of its persistent dilemmas seen through the examination of an exuberant and original body of narrative texts. Latin American Studies 370S (Topic 16) and Spanish 350 (Topic: Writing the Conquest) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Spanish 325K, 325L, 326K, or 326L.

Topic 17: The Indian in Spanish American Literature. Same as Spanish 350 (Topic 4: The Indian in Spanish American Literature). Prerequisite: Spanish 322K.

Topic 18: Latin American Civilization: The New World. Same as Spanish 350 (Topic 5: Latin American Civilization: The New World). Prerequisite: Spanish 322K.

Topic 19: Business in Hispanic Life and Culture. Same as Spanish 350 (Topic 10: Business in Hispanic Life and Culture). Prerequisite: Spanish 322K.

Topic 20: Mexican and Mexican American Ballads. Same as Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic 29: Mexican and Mexican American Ballads) and Spanish 350 (Topic 11: Mexican and Mexican American Ballads). Examines the corrido genre in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, with special focus on its pivotal role in the Mexican Revolution and in the collision between cultures in the border zone. Prerequisite: Spanish 322K.

379. Conference Course in Latin American Studies. Supervised individual study of selected problems in Latin American studies. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor and the undergraduate adviser in Latin American studies.

679H. Honors Tutorial Course. For honors candidates in Latin American studies. Individual reading of selected works for one semester, followed in the second semester by the writing of an honors thesis. Prerequisite: For Latin American Studies 679HA, Latin American Studies 359H, admission to the Latin American Studies Honors Program, and written consent of the Latin American Studies Honors Program adviser; for 679HB, Latin American Studies 679HA.

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