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People and Culture of Latin America
LATIN AMER CUL
CLASS CODE: INTST 350 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: GENERAL STUDIES
DEPARTMENT: INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: This course looks at the history, governments, culture, religion, society, and current events of Latin American; including but not limited to Mexico, Guatemala, Panama, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, Chile, and Colombia.
TAUGHT: Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: This course looks at the history, governments, culture, religion, society, and current events of Latin American; including but not limited to Mexico, Guatemala, Panama, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, Chile, and Colombia.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Examine the government structure, politics, economics, and history of the countries of Latin America.
2. Examine and compare the cultural characteristics of the countries of Latin America.
3. Examine and discuss the current issues in the countries of Latin America.
4. Appreciate, understand, and be open to cultural differences and varying worldviews of different peoples, through study and discussions of this region.
REQUIREMENTS: Teaching methods include lecture, readings, and student presentations. Assessments will be based on quizzes and presentation evaluations.
Regular attendance is required. All faculty give assignments, but each determines his/her own combination of text assignments, projects, and tests.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003