[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2013-2014 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Nov 29, 2022  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2013-2014 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPA 325 - Peoples of Latin America: Cultural Perspectives

3 credits
Prerequisite(s): SPA 311 - Advanced Spanish I (Spanish Level III-A)  SPA 312 - Advanced Spanish II (Spanish Level III-B)  SPA 320 - Introduction to Spanish-Speaking Cultures 
This course focuses on Latin American peoples and their cultural diversity from their early history to present. Course readings zoom into the complexities and challenges faced by Latin American Spanish-speaking countries and the achievements in literature and arts. A wealth of cultural, political, linguistic, and artistic events serve as springboard to further students’ language competence and critical thinking skills. This course may offer abroad field experiences opportunities. This is a highly interactive course framed within the communicative approach and guided by the American Council on the Teaching Foreign Languages Standards, “The 5Cs” (Communication, Culture, Connections, Comparisons, Communities).Prerequisites: Proficiency equivalent to 311-312 and SPA 320: Introduction to the Spanish-Speaking Cultures or instructor’s permission.