Latin American Studies (LAS)

LAS 4302 Senior Sem In Latin Am Studies

A multidisciplinary analysis of issues relating to Latin America. Students will develop interdisciplinary, independent projects.

Prerequisites: Senior standing and Latin American Studies major.

LAS 4310 Latin American Info Resources

This course will focus on analyzing the Latin American information infrastructure. Both public and private information resources and networks will be surveyed with emphasis in the social sciences. Students will be exposed to the state of Latin American information services as a mechanism for understanding the position of the region in the information age.

LAS 4397 International Service Learning

This course seeks to engage students in activities that combine both academic learning and community service in a foreign country. Students participate in an organized service activity that meets identified community needs. Students are required to reflect on the service activity in such a way as to gain further understanding of course content, a broader appreciation of the discipline, and an enhanced sense of civic responsibility. Final service projects must be presented to a broad audience. May be combined with Study Abroad and may be conducted in English, Spanish or Portuguese. Faculty supervisor required.

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.