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HIST 250
Introduction to Latin America


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Social Sciences] [Diversity]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Provides an introduction to Latin America with special emphasis on pre-European, colonial, national and international developments that have shaped the regions character from 1500 to the present. Course taken prior to fall 2010 also accepted for diversity requirement. Formerly HIST 280. Recommended: READ 088 or higher.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Upon completion of this course, students should be able to describe the richness and diversity of Latin America's people, places, and environments.
  • Upon completion of this course, students should be able to present a brief historical overview of Latin American history, society, and culture from 1900 to the present.
  • Upon completion of this course, students should be able to illuminate current issues in Latin America by placing them in historical perspectives.
  • Upon completion of this course, students should be able to describe the bilateral, interdependent, and linked destinies of the Western Hemisphere's peoples.
  • Upon completion of this course, students should be able to acknowledge a tolerant understanding and respect for the people of Latin America.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    HIST 250
    Fall 2012
    1259
    John Van Slyke
    HIST 250
    Fall 2011
    1259
    John Van Slyke
    HIST 250
    Fall 2010
    1259
    John Van Slyke
    HIST 250
    Fall 2009
    1259
    John Van Slyke
    HIST 250
    Fall 2008
    1259
    John Van Slyke


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.