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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ACOM 243 - Topics in Latin American Culture


The objective of this course is to explore the history and culture of modern Latin American societies as well as the people who make up the fastest growing demographic in the United States. It scrutinizes the historical background of Latin America from pre-Columbian times to the 21st century, considering the region’s great diversity and divisions by focusing on economic, political, social and cultural themes common to all. It concludes with an exploration of the nature of the Latino immigration of the US, providing an understanding of the socioeconomic, political, and cultural impact of Latinos in the United States. The course will consist of illustrated lectures, selected readings, films and discussions.
3 credits
Prerequisite: ACOM 111-English Composition I



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